Gritty, well-plotted and brutally realistic, Raymond Chandler's novels depict the lowlife of the City of Angels in the 30s and 40s. they feature tough guy Philip Marlowe, the archetypal private eye who spawned countless imitators. Elliott Gould has portrayed Philip Marlowe on screen, and adds realism to the character portrayal. Read by Elliott Gould.
Chandler is not only the best writer of hardboiled PI stories, he's one of the 20th century's top scribes, period. His full canon of novels and short stories is reprinted in trade paper featuring uniform covers in Black Lizard's signature style. A handsome set for a reasonable price. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.