There Comes a Time When You’d Rather Cut Your Throat

[Marlowe was] the kind of man who would knock out a thug with ease and then start musing about why the guy turned crooked and whether he had a wife and kids. And he was even known to refuse sex: “It’s great stuff, like chocolate sundaes. But there comes a time when you would rather cut your throat.”

Jake Kerridge on Raymond Chandler’s novels.

Raymond Chandler’s novels under the magnifying glass – Telegraph

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Ian Hocking

Writer and psychologist.

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