Killer in the rain

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Hamish Hamilton, 1964 - Fiction - 332 pages
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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A posthumous collection of eight stories by a master of hard-boiled evocation shows the sources not only of Philip Marlowe, the shamus, but also of several of the Marlowe novels. For example, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - bathey - LibraryThing

Another excellent collection of Chandlers' short stories. All of the same hardboiled sort, and the detectives have different names, but pretty much the same guy. Each of these was used in some part for his first four novels of the Marlowe series. Read full review

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