The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett The .. Al punto da credere ‘ancora’ in valori come l’amicizia, e perfino l’onestà. En El largo adiós, Marlowe se ve implicado accidentalmente en un asesinato. Deberá resolver el misterio antes de que la policía. Title, El largo adiós. Volume of Letras universales. Author, Raymond Chandler. Editor, Alfredo Arias. Translated by, José Luis López Muñoz. Publisher .

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Jul 10, Evgeny rated aduos liked it Shelves: It’s rainond delicious milieu that Chandler creates, but for sure a bleak one, a remorseless universe that like I said is punctuated by this sparkling dialogue that at all times shines; it’s very easy to see after reading this why his work caught on so dramatically in the first place, and why organizations like the Chicago Public Library are still finding it so important to bring him to people’s attention.

And indeed, this is one of the other things this particular novel is known for, much more so than any of the other novels of Chandler’s career, as being one of the first truly complex and brutally honest looks at the entire subject of alcoholism, a tortured look at the subject from an active addict who bitterly blames the moral weakness of the alcoholics as much as the disease itself.

How much loyalty can a dead man use? It doesn’t have to be lwrgo. Something about the way they do things. Chandler had an immense stylistic influence on American popular literature, and is considered by many to be a founder, along with Dashiell Hammett, James M. Sep 13, Paul E. The Long Goodbye is Chandler’s most personal novel. To say goodbye is to die a little. Dammit, Raymond Chandler has style. Japanese broadcast NHK aired five episodes of larrgo Japanese adaptation of the novel in It is my firm opinion he’s one of the best prose stylists the US has produced in the 20th century.


El largo adiós (Philip Marlowe, #6) by Raymond Chandler (2 star ratings)

Marlowe complies and is no sooner back home than he is taken into custody to be repeatedly beaten and interrogated by the cops. The characters were well developed.

Out there in the night of a thousand crimes, people were dying, being maimed, cut by flying glass, crushed against steering wheels or under heavy tires. When J is getting the sack because he has rximond Tom was a quiet, reserved kind of guy.

All the little details of the book added to its luster.

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Once there, Marlowe grills her on the death of Terry Lennox’s wife. The Long Goodbye begins with a jarring but lovely change of pacing and tone, with Marlowe forging a chance-friendship with a charming chandleg of a war veteran. Y lo poco que me ha sorprendido un detalle al final me ha parecido un recurso super cutre.

Want to Read saving…. It took me forever to figure out how the two seemingly unrelated cases were linked. Their notable books are soon forgotten, misplaced, unread and eventually pulped.

There is no trouble for that stream despite very little truth telling in translation between Marlowe and Lennox. Some people are not chabdler to endure. Books by Raymond Chandler. Her illness and death had a profound effect on him, driving him into fits of melancholy and leading him to talk of and even attempt suicide.


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Rees described the novel as “a creepier book than people think. When people talk about Chandler’s influence on crime fiction it’s always in reference to his hardboiled dialogue, his similes and metaphors but in reading this final entry in the Marlowe series you can draw a long powerful line from Chandler through Crumley, Sallis and Block, to name only three, writers who have taken the mantle of writing about society through the eyes of a worn out private detective, it’s harsh and bleak and powerfully written and still its packed with wicked dialogue and smart-aleck observations.

Trivia About The Long Goodbye It all depends on where you sit and what your own private score is. He calls everyone out on their bullshit and possesses a moral compass so strong that nobody besides himself seems to be worth a damn.

The Long Goodbye

There is even a wonderful sense of satire on authors present, with Chandler poking fun at top-selling authors who write for profit and not for artistic merit, as is shown with Roger Wade. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I listened to the BBC audio version.