CATEGORY: GOLDEN AGE STORIES
BOOK FORMAT: Audio CD # OF TAPES/CDs: 7
PUBLISHER: New Millennium Audio PUB DATE: 1-Mar-02
From Library Journal
Chandler is not only the best writer of hardboiled PI stories, he's one of the 20th century's top scribes, period. His full canon of novels and short stories is reprinted in trade paper featuring uniform covers in Black Lizard's signature style. A handsome set for a reasonable price.
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Chandler's flawed hero, Philip Marlowe, was the role model for Parker's Spenser. Marlowe operates in 1940s Los Angeles. Tough and literate, he has a dry, cynical sense of humor, and he's a magnet for women. Elliott Gould has portrayed him in the movies and read several of his adventures (LADY IN THE LAKE, LONG GOODBYE) for New Millennium. Now he takes the listener through LA's seamy side in a quest for an ex-con's missing girlfriend. Gould's tone is unemotional, almost deadpan, even when... read more --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
Farewell my Lovely, a huge Raymond Chandler classic is performed by Elliott Gould, who himself has played Philip Marlowe! All the gritty, well-plotted realism of '30's and '40's California detective life is brought to life here. There is no other detective like the archetypal Marlowe.