Reinventing Raymond Chandler's Private Eye Philip Marlowe
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Benjamin Black tells how he brought Raymond Chandler’s private eye Philip Marlowe back to life for a new adventure on the streets of Bay City, California. His novel The Black-Eyed Blonde is set in the early 1950s, Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and a beautiful and expensively dressed new client hires him to find her former lover. Soon he is tangling with one of Bay City’s richest families and comes to understand how far they will go to protect their fortune.