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"The Long Goodbye" is the sixth novel in Chandler's Philip Marlowe universe, written some years after Chandler's other Marlowe novels and at a time when Chandler was going through a rough patch. "The Long Goodbye" is a large departure in some measures from the other Marlowe novels and has a different feel and rhythm to it altogether/5(2K).
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About The Long Goodbye. Crime fiction master Raymond Chandler’s sixth novel featuring Philip Marlowe, the “quintessential urban private eye” (Los Angeles Times).In noir master Raymond Chandler’s The Long Goodbye, Philip Marlowe befriends a down on his luck war veteran with the scars to prove he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, whom he divorced.
The Long Goodbye is full of gangsters, crooked cops, tough guys, and hot blondes, but what made the book was Marlowe's stoic, principled, noble-in-spite-of-himself attitude, and Chandler's writing. The Long Goodbye is considered one of Chandler’s most personal novels. He wrote the book while his wife was dying; her illness had a deep impact on him, causing him to attempt suicide at one point.
The characters most associated with Chandler’s own persona include Roger Wade and Terry Lennox, writers who struggled with alcoholism. The Long Goodbye is an elegiac depiction of drama as old as life." — The New York Times Book Review From one of America's foremost young literary voices, a transcendent portrait of the unbearable anguish of grief and the enduring power of familial love/5(39).
The Long Goodbye actually verges more into the territory of film noir than The Big Sleep, not least in part due to Terry Lennox being a veteran returning from the horrors of World War II with a newfound sense of the utter futility of looking for a black & white world in the post-war reality.
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The book is not about a story but about the code of a private eye in a corrupt world. It is all about mood, personal style, and language.
The Long Goodbye is a American neo-noir thriller film directed by Robert Altman and based on Raymond Chandler's novel of the same screenplay was written by Leigh Brackett, who cowrote the screenplay for Chandler's The Big Sleep in The film stars Elliott Gould as Philip Marlowe and features Sterling Hayden, Nina Van Pallandt, Jim Bouton, Mark Rydell, and an early Music by: John Williams.
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The most autobiographical of his novels, The Long Goodbye was considered by Chandler to be his best work. One of the preeminent examples of hard-boiled detective fiction, Adapted for radio, film and television, it received the Edgar Award for Best Novel.4/5(1).
After ''The Lady in the Lake'' () and ''The Little Sister'' () and delays and distractions, Chandler brought out ''The Long Goodbye'' (), his longest and literarily most ambitious -- also, in Hiney's view, his most autobiographical -- novel.
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The story features Philip Marlowe, a private investigator who befriends Terry. The Long Goodbye alone—to many his greatest achievement—has inspired countless visions from artists and designers. There’s the Robert Altman film, of course, but then there are the hundreds of editions produced around the world, each with its own peculiar take on Marlowe’s Lennox/Wade : Dwyer Murphy.About The Long Goodbye “Anguished, beautifully written The Long Goodbye is an elegiac depiction of drama as old as life.” — The New York Times Book Review From one of America’s foremost young literary voices, a transcendent portrait of the unbearable .The Long Goodbye was the last great novel by Raymond Chandler featuring his sardonic, occasionally knightly detective Philip Marlowe.
Published in Marchthe book marked the end of Chandler’s creative life. He had begun drinking heavily, his respiratory and heart troubles were back, and his wife was dying, slowly and agonizingly.