Questions tagged [raymond-chandler]

Questions about the works of the American-British novelist and screenwriter Raymond Chandler (1888 – 1959) and his life as a writer. He is known for novels such as 'The Big Sleep' (1939), Farewell, My Lovely (1940) and The Long Goodbye (1953).

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What is the meaning of the cabdriver's retort in Chandler's "The Long Goodbye"?

In Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel "The Long Goodbye" the following exchange occurs: I got into the taxi and we went the three-odd blocks to my parking lot and shifted to my car. I held out ...
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An undecipherable part of 'Goldfish' by Raymond Chandler

"Listen," Sunset complained. "I don't know you from last Sunday's sports section. You may be all to the silk. I just don't know." "Why'd you brace me?" I asked. "You had the word, didn't you?" ...
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