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Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - Angelica - Goodreads

This was fun to read, but I had to make many concessions. Apart from the issues I've already mentioned in the previous two books, the characters seem flat and two-dimensional. I know it's one of the ... Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Clearer plot than some of the other hardboiled detective novels (looking at you Dashiell Hammett). Genre fiction with all the trimmings, and very enjoyable. Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - RLL - Goodreads

I had this down as four stars, but, on reading the book yet again at a distance of many years, I've lopped off a star. For some reason, I believed the plot had an extra layer to it - and it didn't. So ... Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

The High Window was a pretty entertaining novel. I didn't like the characters in The High Window as much as those in the only other Raymond Chandler book I've read, The Lady in the Lake, but the ... Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - Yoni Bain - Goodreads

3WR: "Marlowe's no Holmes." Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - Matt Holmes - Goodreads

This might be the grittiest Marlowe novel I've read yet. Every scene was an actual pulp noir cliche, including (and perhaps especially) the one where he and lady Conquest lampshade how everything ... Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - Joshua - Goodreads

the formula, the flair, it's all there, but it isn't quite as strong as those first two highballs. Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - William Johnson - Goodreads

This definitely feels like a middle episode in season 5 of a long running television series. As usual, Chandler writes his environment to perfection. And Philip Marlowe himself is a bit more witty and ... Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - Realini - Goodreads

The High Window by Raymond Chandler Find the coin and then dispose of the bodies A precious coin is missing and this kick starts the detective story. The owner is suspicious of her daughter-in-law ... Read full review

Review: The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

I didn't like The High Window as much as Chandler's first two books, but it's still a pretty good story. Marlowe is hired by a rich Pasadena widow to find a missing rare coin and her son's wayward ... Read full review


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