Who wrote The Long Goodbye?

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Raymond Chandler

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Thereof, when was the long goodbye written?

It was later adapted as a 1973 film of the same name, updated to 1970s Los Angeles and starring Elliott Gould.

The Long Goodbye (novel)

Cover of the first British edition
Author Raymond Chandler
Genre Detective fiction
Publisher Hamish Hamilton (UK) Houghton Mifflin (US)
Publication date 1953

Additionally, how long is the long goodbye? 1h 52m

Also asked, what does the long goodbye mean?

A "long goodbye" is a long period of parting, yes. A person example is going to the airport.

Where was the long goodbye filmed?

Los Angeles Film Locations: High Tower in 'The Long Goodbye' Got it! If you find yourself in Hollywood Heights, Los Angeles, seek out the elevator tower leading to detective Philip Marlowe's lofty apartment.

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How old is Philip Marlowe?

In The Big Sleep, set in 1936, Marlowe's age is given as 33, while in The Long Goodbye (set fourteen years later) Marlowe is 42. In a letter to D. J. Ibberson of April 19, 1951, Chandler noted among other things that Marlowe is 38 years old and was born in Santa Rosa, California.

Why is Alzheimer's called the long goodbye?

The protracted period from diagnosis to death from Alzheimer's disease has been called “the long goodbye,” and for good reason. But with Alzheimer's disease, as it slowly progresses, the components of an individual's personality are worn away along with their cognitive skills and memory.

Why is it called The Big Sleep?

In The Big Sleep – the title refers to the gangster euphemism for death – Marlowe is summoned to the home of old General Sternwood whose wild daughter, Carmen, is being blackmailed by a seedy bookseller.

What is the movie The Long Goodbye about?


Private detective Philip Marlowe (Elliott Gould) is asked by his old buddy Terry Lennox (Jim Bouton) for a ride to Mexico. He obliges, and when he gets back to Los Angeles is questioned by police about the death of Terry's wife. Marlowe remains a suspect until it's reported that Terry has committed suicide in Mexico. Marlowe doesn't buy it but takes a new case from a beautiful blond, Eileen Wade (Nina van Pallandt), who coincidentally has a past with Terry.

What did Raymond Chandler write?

Chandler completed seven novels, all with Philip Marlowe as hero: The Big Sleep (1939), Farewell, My Lovely (1940), The High Window (1942), The Lady in the Lake (1943), The Little Sister (1949), The Long Goodbye (1953), and Playback (1958).