Playback: A Graphic Novel

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Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated, Apr 18, 2011 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 128 pages
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A heart-pounding tale of betrayal, blackmail, and murder that will take you to the edge of your seat.

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This is a graphic adaptation of Chandler's hardboiled novel about a dame seeking to make a fresh start after she's been acquitted from her husband's murder, while her father-in-law has sworn that she ... Read full review

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Playback Raymond Chandler was a huge star in the world of noir. His books and screenplays rose above a sea of pulp and continue to attract readers today. “Playback” was a screenplay he worked on for ... Read full review

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Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 23, 1888. Before becoming a professional writer in 1933, he worked as a reporter, an accountant, bookkeeper, and auditor. He wrote several novels featuring private detective Philip Marlowe including The Big Sleep, The High Window, The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, and The Long Goodbye. In addition to novels and short stories, he wrote screenplays. He won two academy awards, for Double Indemnity (1944) and The Blue Dahlia (1946). He died on March 26, 1959.

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