Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on July 23rd, 1888 and passed away at the age of 70 on March 26th, 1959.

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Raymond Chandler Stats: The highest rated book by Raymond Chandler on Book Notification is The Long Goodbye, the 6th novel in the Philip Marlowe series. The second-highest rated book is The Lady in the Lake (Philip Marlowe #4).

The most read book by Raymond Chandler on Book Notification is The Big Sleep, the first novel in the Philip Marlowe series. The second most read book is Farewell, My Lovely (Philip Marlowe #2).

Below is a complete list of Raymond Chandler books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Raymond Chandler is the Philip Marlowe Series.

List of Philip Marlowe Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7.61939
2
71940
3
81942
4
81943
5
71949
6
81953
7
101958
8
8.81989
9
7.31991
10
7.42014
11
72018
12
6.22022
13
92023
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List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1944
2
1945
3
81946
4
1946
5
81947
6
81950
7
81950
8
61952
9
1953
10
1958
11
81964
12
1965

List of Screenplays in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Raymond Chandler Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1953
2
1988
3
1990
4
1992
5
1996
6
1996
7
1999
8
2000
9
2000
10
2002
11
2004
12
2008
13
2010
14
2012
15
2018
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Raymond Chandler: Biography

Raymond Chandler (Raymond Thornton Chandler) was born on July 23rd, 1888. Raymond passed away March 26th, 1959 at 70 years old. Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Raymond Chandler was the author of the Raymond Chandler Short Story Collections series which consists of 12 novels. The Raymond Chandler Short Story Collections series started in 1944 with the novel Five Murders. The most recently released novel in the Raymond Chandler Short Story Collections series was The Smell of Fear which was released in 1965. There are no upcoming novels for the Raymond Chandler Short Story Collections series.

Raymond Chandler (Raymond Thornton Chandler) also wrote the Philip Marlowe series which has 13 books including The Big Sleep and Farewell, My Lovely.

Raymond Chandler: Awards & Accolades

Chandler's books have won multiple awards, The Long Goodbye won the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1955. Books to Die For won the Agatha Award, Best Non-fiction, in 2012 as well as the Anthony Award - Best Non-Fiction Book in 2013, Macavity Award - Best Mystery Critical/Biographical in 2013.

Raymond Chandler books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Big Sleep was nominated for the Anthony Award, Best Mystery of the Century, in 2000. Books to Die For was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Critical/Biographical Work, in 2013 as well as the Edgar Award - Best Critical/Biographical Work in 2013.

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Raymond Chandler: F.A.Q

When was Raymond Chandler Born?

Raymond Chandler was born on July 23rd, 1888.

When did Raymond Chandler die?

Raymond Chandler died on March 26th, 1959 at 70 years old.

Where was Raymond Chandler Born?

Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

What book awards has Raymond Chandler won?

The Long Goodbye: Edgar Award Best Mystery Novel (1955).
Books to Die For: Agatha Award Best Non-fiction (2012), Anthony Award Best Non-Fiction Book (2013), Macavity Award Best Mystery Critical/Biographical (2013).

What was the first book Raymond Chandler wrote?

The first novel written by Raymond Chandler was The Curtain, published in 1936.

What was the most recent book Raymond Chandler wrote?

His most recently released work was I’ll Be Waiting (a short story) on November 16th, 2020.

How many books has Raymond Chandler written?

Raymond Chandler has written 32 books. 8 books in the Philip Marlowe Series, 7 Short Stories/Novellas, 12 books in the Short Story Collections, 2 books in the Screenplays, 3 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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