Killer in the rain

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Hamish Hamilton, 1964 - Fiction - 332 pages
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User Review  - SmithfieldJones - LibraryThing

Eight (8) short stories; L.A.; in these stories Philip Marlowe is being invented and in Killer in the Rain (4th story) published 1935 (in Black Mask) is nameless first person narrator, then named ... Read full review


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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