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Het lange afscheid

Raymond Chandler (author), Peter Bergsma (translator)
In ‘Het lange afscheid’ van Raymond Chandler brengt een ontmoeting met een aan lager wal geraakte oorlogsveteraan zowel avontuur als problemen met zich mee voor privédetective Philip Marlowe. ‘Het lange afscheid’ wordt door velen beschouwd als het meesterwerk van Raymond Chandler (1888-1959), de grondlegger van de hard-boiled detective. ‘Ik heb dit boek minstens twaalf keer gelezen.’ – Haruki Mu
Title
Het lange afscheid
Author
Raymond Chandler
Translator
Peter Bergsma
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The long goodbye
Publisher
Amsterdam: LJ Veen Klassiek, 2017
ePub2
Note
Eerder verschenen onder de titels Tot ziens, Mr. Marlowe en Vaarwel Mr. Marlowe
ISBN
9789020415476
CloudLibrary
3h9svz9

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About Raymond Chandler

Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American-British novelist and screenwriter. In 1932, at the age of forty-four, Chandler became a detective fiction writer after losing his job as an oil company executive during the Great Depression. His first short story, "Blackmailers Don't Shoot", was published in 1933 in Black Mask, a popular pulp magazine. His first novel, The Big Sleep, was published in 1939. In addition to his short stories, Chandler published seven novels during his lifetime (an eighth, in progress at the time of his death, was completed by Robert B. Parker). All but Playback have been made into motion pictures, some more than once. In the year before his death, he was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America.

Chandler had an immense stylistic influence on American popular literature. He is a founder of the hard-boiled school of detective fiction, along with Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain and othe…Read more on Wikipedia