The Simple Art of Murder, Chandler, Raymond

The Simple Art of Murder

Authors: Chandler, Raymond
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC062000, FIC022010, FIC029000
ISBN: 9781400030224, Related ISBNs: 0345272641, 0345288602, 0394757653, 1400030226, 9780345272645
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 384
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: In The Simple Art of Murder, which was prefaced by the famous Atlantic Monthly essay of the same name, noir master Raymond Chandler argues the virtues of the hard-boiled detective novel, and this collection, mostly drawn from stories he wrote for the pulps, demonstrates Chandler's imaginative, entertaining facility with the form. Included are the classic stories "Spanish Blood," Pearls Are a Nuisance," and "Guns at Cyrano's," among others.

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