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Chandler, Raymond
The Simple Art of Murder
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1950. FIRST BRITISH EDITON. Including both the titular essay of literary criticism published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1944 and eight stories written early in his career, "the prose rises to heights of unselfconscious eloquence, and we realize with a jolt of excitement that we are in the presence of not a mere action tale teller, but a stylist, a writer with a vision." (Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books). LONDON: HAMISH HAMILTON, 1950. Octavo, original red cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, dust jacket price-clipped with chips to spine ends and light wear to edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: CollectorsFolio [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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