Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler, the well-known American author of novels featuring the private detective Philip Marlowe, once described a character who “was wearing a hat that looked as if it had been taken from its mother too early“.

Another favourite quote:

“Tall, aren’t you?” she said.
“I didn’t mean to be.”
Her eyes rounded. She was puzzled. She was thinking. I could see, even on that short acquaintance, that thinking was always going to be a bother to her.

One thought on “Raymond Chandler

  1. These quotations could almost have been written by P.G.Wodehouse. Interestingly, they both went to the same school – Dulwich College.

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