Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler Remembers His Wife

Today, we're celebrating the anniversary of novelist Raymond Chandler's birthday. He was born 23 July 1888, and died 26 March 1959. Chandler was an American novelist and screenwriter. He is considered to be a founder of the hard-boiled school of detective fiction. His novels include The Big Sleep, Farewell,…
Raymond Chandler

Literary Birthday – 23 July – Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler was born 23 July 1888, and died 26 March 1959 10 Quotes Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. In writing a novel, when in doubt, have a man come through a door…

Raymond Chandler’s Response To An Overzealous Editor

“…when I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split.” 6005 Camino de la Costa La, Jolla, California Jan. 18th, 1947 Dear Mr. Weeks: I’m afraid you’ve thrown me for a loss. I thought “Juju Worship in Hollywood” was…
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