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Raymond Chandler


I’ve read a Raymond Chandler, and right now I’m halfway through Hard Times, by Charles Dickens.
Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  U.S. writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)
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  • I’ve read a Raymond Chandler, and right now I’m halfway through Hard Times, by Charles Dickens.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Now this reference to hibernation certainly fits with the seasonal nature of the discussion, but that longer sleep also suggests a longer sleep, the big sleep, as Raymond Chandler called it.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The street scene reminded him of something one of the hard-boiled detective writers, maybe Raymond Chandler, had written: "California, the department store."
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Raymond Chandler [9] , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [7] , Agatha Christie [8] , Nora Roberts [6] , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [7] , Stephen King [7] , Agatha Christie [8] , John Updike [8] , Tom Clancy [9]
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