Raymond Chandler Speaking
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|Author||Raymond Chandler; edited by Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker|
|Publisher||University of California Press|
|Media type||Print (hardcover, 1962, and paperback, 1997)|
|ISBN||ISBN 0-520-20835-8 (pb)|
|813/.52 B 20|
|LC Class||PS3505.H3224 Z47 1997|
Apart from excerpts from letters by Chandler on a variety of subjects, including literature, film, fellow writers and cats, the collection contains the following larger pieces (previously unpublished except as noted):
- "Casual Notes on the Mystery Novel"
- "Notes on English and American Style"
- "Writers in Hollywood" (previously published in the Atlantic Monthly)
- "Ten Per Cent of Your Life" (Atlantic Monthly)
- "A Couple of Writers"
- "The Poodle Springs Story", a Philip Marlowe novel Chandler left unfinished at his death in 1959. It was completed in 1989 by Robert B. Parker as Poodle Springs.
- Raymond Chandler Speaking, ed. by Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1962, 1997² (ISBN 0-520-20835-8).
- Blades, John (March 1, 1991). "Marlowe's mean streets; Tracking the man who filled Raymond Chandler's shoes". Chicago Tribune. p. 1. Retrieved March 4, 2010.