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Chandler, Raymond

Syllabification: Chan·dler, Raymond
Pronunciation: /ˈCHandlər
 
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Definition of Chandler, Raymond in English:

( 1888–1959), US novelist; full name Raymond Thornton Chandler. Much of his work, written in a tough and realistic style, features the private detective Philip Marlowe. Notable novels: The Big Sleep (1939), Farewell, My Lovely (1940), and The Long Goodbye (1953).

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