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The Long Goodbye

Raymond Chandler

The Long Goodbye

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10683395M
    ISBN 100345288599
    ISBN 109780345288592


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The Long Goodbye () is the sixth of seven mystery novels by Raymond Chandler featuring Los Angeles P.I. Philip Marlowe. Some see it as the pinnacle of Chandler’s career as a mystery author, while others see it as less powerful than The Big Sleep and Farewell, My Lovely, two early novels.

Whatever its power, it may be the most personal of Chandler’s novels, or at least we get a more. This book by Chandler was the 2nd recipient of the award in While it was good, it felt long and drawn out.

Also some things were unpleasant or uncomfortable to read in Casual racism was a problem for me even though there was not a lot of it/5().

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The Long Goodbye is considered one of Chandler’s most personal novels. He wrote the book while his wife was dying; her illness had a deep impact on him, causing him to attempt suicide at one point. The characters most associated with Chandler’s own persona include Roger Wade and Terry Lennox, writers who struggled with alcoholism.

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Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Pages: The Long Goodbye is full of gangsters, crooked cops, tough guys, and hot blondes, but what made the book was Marlowe's stoic, principled, noble-in-spite-of-himself attitude, and Chandler's writing.

I really liked this book. In The Long Goodbye, author Michael Archer (a high school friend who joined the Marines together with Tom) chronicles his exhaustive search for answers to his friend’s mysterious stroll into oblivion. This quest eventually leads to an improbable series of connections: from Tom’s childhood friends, to fellow Marines, past the frustration of Brand: Hellgate Press.

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Readers of The Long Goodbye may already be familiar with Philip Marlowe from Chandler’s The Big Sleep. Marlowe’s involvement in this particular story with a title that is a metaphor for death begins with a favor; the kind of favor that makes some people give the long goodbye.

Philip Marlowe's Ave atque Vale runs to about pages, through the sanguine incidents which attend his casual involvement with Terry Lennox, a rich woman's kept poodle whom he picks up in a bar. The murder of Sylvia Lennox takes Terry to Mexico, and a confession-suicide (and political influence) closes the case- but not for Marlowe who keeps it alive on a trail of hellcats and hoodlums, a.

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His first novel, The Big Sleep (), introduced the character of private detective Philip Marlowe, and The Long Goodbye, published inwas the.

The Long Goodbye was the last great novel by Raymond Chandler featuring his sardonic, occasionally knightly detective Philip Marlowe. Published in Marchthe book marked the end of Chandler’s creative life. He had begun drinking heavily, his respiratory and heart troubles were back, and his wife was dying, slowly and agonizingly.

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Now that there are medical strategies for preventing and/or curing strokes, heart attacks, even cancer, many more people are going to live into the dementia years. The Long Goodbye is a novel with lots of meat on its bones. The plot is engaging and complex, the characters are all extremely colorful, the dialogue is superb and the descriptive passages are in a league of their own.

Chandler also provides us with an abundance of social commentary while exploring a number of important themes/5(). If The Long Goodbye could boiled down to just one descriptive proverbial piece of advice it might be that one about judging books by their covers.

Or, since there is only one writer, not many readers and a whole lot of deceptive people, perhaps a more fitting piece of advice that aptly describes the book. After ''The Lady in the Lake'' () and ''The Little Sister'' () and delays and distractions, Chandler brought out ''The Long Goodbye'' (), his longest and literarily most ambitious -- also, in Hiney's view, his most autobiographical -- novel.

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