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Tag Archives: The Big Sleep

PHILIP MARLOWE—SHAMUS EXTRAORDINAIRE

RAYMOND CHANDLER’S Philip Marlowe is almost as real to me as the real Sherlock Holmes. An epitome of the hardboiled detective, Philip Marlowe has been portrayed by Humphrey Bogart, Dick … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

NOIR GENRES

NOIR IS French for black, but the genres are pure American. According to Merriman-Webster, noir is characterized by hard-boiled and cynical characters inhabiting bleak and sleazy settings. Whether it’s film, … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · 1 Comment