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Raymond Chandler (1) [1888–1959]

This page covers the author of The Big Sleep.

For other authors named Raymond Chandler, see the disambiguation page.

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Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 23, 1888. Before becoming a professional writer in 1933, he worked as a reporter, an accountant, bookkeeper, and auditor. He wrote several novels featuring private detective Philip Marlowe including The Big Sleep, The High Window, The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, and The Long Goodbye. In addition to novels and short stories, he wrote screenplays. He won two academy awards, for Double Indemnity (1944) and The Blue Dahlia (1946). He died on March 26, 1959. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Big Sleep 9,241 copies, 258 reviews
The Long Goodbye 4,757 copies, 100 reviews
Farewell, My Lovely 4,102 copies, 96 reviews
The Lady in the Lake 2,965 copies, 58 reviews
The High Window 2,536 copies, 44 reviews
The Little Sister 2,191 copies, 51 reviews
Playback 1,639 copies, 25 reviews
The Simple Art of Murder 1,271 copies, 14 reviews
Trouble Is My Business [4 stories] 1,141 copies, 15 reviews
Poodle Springs 852 copies, 16 reviews
Later novels and other writings 681 copies, 6 reviews
The Raymond Chandler Omnibus 435 copies, 8 reviews
Pickup on Noon Street 231 copies, 1 review
Pearls are a Nuisance 203 copies, 3 reviews
Strangers on a Train [1951 film] (Screenplay) 192 copies, 4 reviews
Double Indemnity [1944 film] (Screenwriter) 155 copies, 4 reviews
Smart-aleck Kill 139 copies, 2 reviews
Raymond Chandler Speaking 129 copies, 4 reviews
Goldfish 118 copies, 2 reviews
The Annotated Big Sleep 94 copies, 2 reviews
The Blue Dahlia [screenplay] 86 copies, 1 review
Spanish Blood 66 copies, 1 review
Red Wind 64 copies, 1 review
The midnight Raymond Chandler 60 copies, 2 reviews
Murder, My Sweet [1944 film] (Novel) 59 copies, 4 reviews
Killer in the Rain [novella] 37 copies, 3 reviews
The Lady in the Lake (Retold by Jennifer Bassett) (Original Author) 33 copies, 6 reviews
Todo Marlowe 31 copies, 2 reviews
The Blue Dahlia [1946 film] (Screenwriter) 30 copies, 1 review
Bay City Blues [short story] 27 copies, 2 reviews
1 11 copies
Romanzi e racconti 11 copies, 1 review
Marlowe 10 copies
Finger Man 9 copies
Nouvelles. Volume 1 7 copies, 1 review
Tres novelas policíacas 6 copies, 1 review
Five Murderers (1944) 5 copies, 1 review
The Curtain 3 copies
1974 2 copies
2: 1943-1959 2 copies
Try The Girl 2 copies
Relatos escogidos 2 copies, 1 review
Novelas 2 copies
Vent roig 2 copies
Fusillade 1 copy
Zierfische 1 copy
The Black-Eyed Blonde (Creator) 436 copies, 37 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (Contributor) 412 copies, 6 reviews
Perchance to Dream (Based on work by, some editions) 390 copies, 6 reviews
A Treasury of Great Mysteries (Contributor) 261 copies, 3 reviews
Hard-Boiled: An Anthology of American Crime Stories (Contributor) 169 copies, 6 reviews
A Treasury of Great Mysteries [Volume 2] (Contributor) 165 copies, 2 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories (Contributor) 142 copies, 3 reviews
The Oxford Book of Villains (Contributor) 126 copies
A New Omnibus of Crime (Contributor) 90 copies, 2 reviews
20 Stories Pulp Fictions (Contributor) 69 copies, 3 reviews
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories (Contributor) 65 copies, 1 review
Three Times Three: A Mystery Omnibus (Contributor) 56 copies, 2 reviews
Baker's Dozen: 13 Short Mystery Novels (Contributor) 54 copies, 1 review
Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics (Contributor) 36 copies
The Lucifer Society (Contributor) 35 copies, 1 review
For Bond Lovers Only (Contributor) 35 copies
The Vintage Book of Classic Crime (Contributor) 29 copies
Great Law and Order Stories (Contributor) 25 copies
Great detective stories (Contributor) 20 copies
Twelve American Crime Stories (Contributor) 13 copies
Great American Detective Stories (Contributor) 12 copies
Poodle Springs [1998 film] (Writer) 7 copies
Best Film Plays - 1945 (Contributor) 4 copies
Kriminallitteraturen / 11 essays (Contributor) 4 copies
Best Crime Stories (Contributor) 3 copies
Great Stories of Detection (Contributor) 2 copies
Verdens beste kriminalhistorier (Contributor) 1 copy
Transformers 230: The Big Shutdown! (part one) (Apologies to...) 1 copy, 1 review

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