Raymond Chandler / The Little Sister - 2CD Audiobook - MINT
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Raymond Chandler / The Little Sister - 2CD Audiobook - MINT

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Her name is Orfamay Quest and she's come all the way from Manhattan, Kansas, to find her missing brother Orrin. Or least ways that's what she tells PI Philip Marlowe, offering him a measly twenty bucks for the privilege. But Marlowe's feeling charitable - though it's not long before he wishes he wasn't so sweet.

Author Biography

Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888. He was educated at Dulwich College, London and studied international law in France and Germany. He published a number of poems and essays in local papers and worked as a reporter, essayist, and book reviewer. After serving for the Canadian Army during World War I he became a bookkeeper and auditor for Dabney Oil Syndicate. In 1939 he published The Big Sleep to instant acclaim in Britain and the US, introducing the world to his iconic private eye, Philip Marlowe. With Farewell My Lovely and The Long Goodbye, Chandler cemented his reputation as a giant of American popular culture and master of a style of detective fiction that would be widely admired and imitated. Chandler turned to screenwriting with Double Indemnity. He continued to write for Hollywood during the heyday of the Hollywood studio system, receiving an Oscar nomination for The Blue Dahlia. In 1946 Chandler received an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for screenplay and in 1954 for novel writing. During the last year of his life he was made President of the Mystery Writers of America. He died from pneumonia in 1959.

Key FeaturesAuthor(s)Raymond Chandler

PublisherBBC Audio, A Division Of Random House

Date of Publication 27/10/2011

Language(s) EnglishFormat CD- AUDIO


GenreCrime, Thriller & Adventure

Place of Publication London

Country of Publication United Kingdom

Imprint BBC

Physical Audio

Out-of-print date19/05/2016

Weight 91 g

Width 140 mm

Height124 mm

Spine10 mm

Editorial DetailsRunning Time90

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