High Window

«Chandler seems to have created the culminating American hero: wised up, hopeful, thoughtful, adventurous, sentimental, cynical and rebellious»

Robert B. Parker, The New York Times Book Review

The High Window is a classic novel by the master of hard-boiled crime. Les mer

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The High Window is a classic novel by the master of hard-boiled crime.

Detaljer

Forlag
Penguin Books Ltd
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
288
ISBN
9780241956298
Utgivelsesår
2011
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

Best-known as the creator of the original private eye, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 and died in 1959. Many of his books have been adapted for the screen, and he is widely regarded as one of the very greatest writers of detective fiction.

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«Chandler seems to have created the culminating American hero: wised up, hopeful, thoughtful, adventurous, sentimental, cynical and rebellious»

Robert B. Parker, The New York Times Book Review

«Raymond Chandler invented a new way of talking about America, and America has never looked the same to us since»

Paul Auster

«Philip Marlowe remains the quintessential urban private eye»

Los Angeles Times

«Anything Chandler writes about grips the mind from the first sentence»

Daily Telegraph

«Nobody can write like Chandler on his home turf, not even Faulkner. . . A great artist»

The Boston Book Review

«Raymond Chandler is a star of the first magnitude»

Erle Stanley Gardner

«[T]he prose rises to heights of unselfconscious eloquence, and we realize with a jolt of excitement that we are in the presence of not a mere action tale teller, but a stylist, a writer with a vision»

Joyce Carol Oates, New York Review of Books

«Raymond Chandler is a master»

New York Times

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