- Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf (June 2002)
- ISBN-10: 1400030188
- ISBN-13: 978-1400030187
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (82 customer reviews)
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I think Raymond Chandler is the best writer that I've read in this genre.
One of the great classic Chandler novels with beautiful prose, great observations and one of the more interesting and complex plots.
It is so obvious that it is almost a tad insulting as a reader to have the plot device employed so early in the book.
Decided it was time to try old detective stories. Glad I did. Not finished yet, but so far it's interesting and moves along.Published 7 days ago by Kate
One of the great classic Chandler novels with beautiful prose, great observations and one of the more interesting and complex plots. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bradley
I've never met a big city PI or detective so I don't know how they actually behave or react. Chandler's heroes and villains all seem to be hard asses, which is certainly easier to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Sauter
Vintage Chandler. Excellent plot and tight writing. Nothing implausible in the story. A very entertaining and satisfying novel.Published 3 months ago by James D. Burns
The plot is pretty intricate and Marlowe has his hands full juggling everyone's relationships, but a lot of the information seems to come to him a little too easily for my liking... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Richard Bon