Don't buy this for a Kindle, you can't even read the print.
Just one mistake: the text in the back cover (yes, the one that you read before buying the book) tells you a little bit too much.
"Playback" has all of these elements but, unfortunately, in far lesser quantities than in Chandler's other Philip Marlowe books.
Not his best, but still better than 99% of others of its typePublished 6 days ago by Richard C. Ellis
After hearing so much about how Playback was such a subpar Raymond Chandler work, I faced reading it with some trepidation since I loved Chandler's previous works (Playback was his... Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Buzalka
I like Chandler, but as part of the hard-boiled canon (Hammett, Chandler, Ross MacDonald) "Playback" is a serious let-down. Read morePublished 2 months ago by James D. Aikin
I belive this was the final Marlowe book before Chandler's death.
It's a good solid book, not as great as the big three (Farewell My Lovely, The Long Goodbye, The Big Sleep),... Read more
It's probably my fault for purchasing something called "A Graphic Novel." Foolishly, I thought it had to do with the content, not the form. Read morePublished 3 months ago by C. Dominik
I found the Marlowe character just too goody two shoes to be true. This was a story which I enjoyed as long as I didn't try to think ahead.Published 4 months ago by Warwick Butler
This is the last in Chandler's Marlowe series, and it could just as well have stayed in the typewriter. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Seth Hexx
I am a huge fan of Chandler's - I like his snappy dialogue, Marlowe's internal monologue, the scintilating women and the tough-guy swagger of his characters. Read morePublished 5 months ago by doc peterson
Junk! Don't buy this for a Kindle, you can't even read the print. What a waste of money. I wish someone would have told me this.Published 5 months ago by Robert Kasper