Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe

Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe

The Hard-boiled Detective Transformed

Book - 2012
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"Since their inception, detective novels have been a wildly successful genre of American fiction, featuring a uniquely American belief in rugged individualism. This book focuses on Raymond Chandler's creation of Philip Marlowe, a detective whose feeling for community and willingness to compromise radically changed the genre's vigilantism and violence"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, c2012.
ISBN: 9780786442157
Branch Call Number: 813.54 CHAND-A
Characteristics: vii, 200 p.


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