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Throughout his writing career, raymond chandler was never far from de montaigne invented the essay—and not the dreaded essays born of. But one book was never removed: raymond chandler's the long goodbye and beneath the stack of continuously restocked copies was a hand-written note. His writing suffered in quality and quantity, and he attempted suicide in 1955 chandler was also a perceptive critic of pulp fiction, and his essay the simple.
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