Rediscovered: Chandler and the Great War

Brian Wallace lets me know about news popping in scattered corners of the noir universe. I suspect he thinks I’m too lazy to look for the stuff myself, and if so, he isn’t wrong. For many long years I have operated under the motto The Mountain Comes to Mohammed, with me being Mohammed, waiting around to see what news might drift in.

Just a couple of days ago some digital archives were opened up, with 80 pages covering the pre-Marlowe Raymond Chandler enlisting to fight in World War I.

Surf over and check it out. Mentions Chandler coming into San Francisco, plus the fact that he has one of those blue enamel plaques on a house in London to commemorate his time there.

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