Tuesday, 18 May 2021

He is Everything

         According to Paul Auster, Chandler's Marlowe forever changed the eyes with which literature looks at the United States. For Chandler capitalism meant injustice and politics meant corruption. Although Chandler said that the detective " is the protagonist, he is everything", what interested him was to describe his country and his time, and he did so with astonishing clairvoyance.

excerpt from
The Eternal Dream ; The Awakening of a Literary Genre
Enric Gonzales
El Mundo

Jorge Arevalo
Phillip Marlowe


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