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Having grown up in Southern California in the 1950s, I could relate to the tale that Chandler/Parker have woven. Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 23 years ago, After years of reading and watching Spenser, I couldn't wait to sink my teeth in Marlowe by Robert Parker. "More than just an impressive homage, this is a first-rate detective novel with all of the suspense, action, and human drama that we have come to expect from the best."--Playboy.
The plot is mentioned several times in late letters published in The Raymond Chandler Papers. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. "Milwaukee Journal, ©1997-2020 Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc. 122 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011. "Raymond Chandler fans, throw away your dog-eared copies of The Big Sleep...Philip Marlowe has returned!" (Chandler also authored numerous screenplays and short stories...) The book was dedicated to Ed Victor, the agent who represents the Chandler estate.
The letters help provide a resonance to the novel that it wouldn't otherwise have. Soon he's on a trail of greed, lust, and murder as dark and cunning as any he's ever seen. Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2020. Here, Marlowe has a rich wife (shades of Hammett's Nick and Nora Charles) and has moved from Los Angeles to the big-buck community of Poodle Springs, where he is hired by the area crime boss to track down a missing local who has run out on a gambling debt. Maybe you will be, too.
Poodle Springs, Raymond Chandlers last novel was left unfinished when he died in 1959. Thirty years later, Robert B. Parker, author of nineteen similar books, including the Spencer thrillers, Pale Kings and Princes and Crimson Joy, used Chandler’s notes as a starting point for yet another excellent Philip Marlowe mystery.