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Elizabeth

Pullenvale, QLD, Australia | Member Since 2010

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  • The Long Goodbye

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Raymond Chandler
    • Narrated By Elliott Gould
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (20)
    Story
    (21)

    Raymond Chandler began his writing career at age 45. His muscular, fast-paced style set the standard for American hard-boiled mysteries. He distilled the essence of life in Southern California in the 1940s and 1950s. In The Long Goodbye, private eye Philip Marlowe befriends a down-on-his-luck war veteran with the scars to prove it. Then he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, whom he's divorced and remarried. She ends up dead. Soon Lennox is on the lam, and the cops and a crazy gangster are after Marlowe.

    Carol says: "Ruined by a poor reader"
    "The Long Goodbye"
    Overall

    I tried fast paced hard-boiled and found the genre wanting. Very typical of the time it was written in terms of sexism and stereotypes. Plot overly complicated. Probably best enjoyed as a movie.

    1 of 12 people found this review helpful

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