Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe: The Hard-Boiled Detective Transformed

Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe: The Hard-Boiled Detective Transformed
Author: John Paul Athanasourelis
Language English
Pages: 200
ISBN10: 0786442158
Genre: Nonfiction
Goodreads Rating: 2.50
ISBN13: 9780786442157
Published: October 4th 2011 by McFarland & Company

"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.