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Marty Roth - 1995 - 284 pages
|Wimsey falls in love with her as a prisoner in the dock, but in order to marry her |
he must prove her innocence; he must, that ... cannot have a wife" (Antonini 109),
and for Chandler to say that a "really good detective never gets married" and then
|Nobody knew what I was up to and that made me sort of invisible; people thought |
they saw me but what they really saw ... Easy's ability to signify is his greatest
asset as a detective. ... admonition that A really good detective never gets
Maya Slater - 1997 - 108 pages
|The term which is most revealing in relation to feminist detective fiction, however, |
is nostalgia. ... Raymond Chandler was clear about the antithesis between
detection and the domestic, insisting that 'a really good detective never gets
|2 UNRAVELING "INTERMARRIAGE" A really good detective never gets married. |
Raymond Chandler, "Twelve Notes on the Mystery Story" .Although marriage
was not included among the ten commandments given to Moses at Sinai, the ...
|It is a peculiar characteristic of detective fiction in general that the detective is |
almost always single (and often a little queer).36 As Raymond Chandler himself
put it, a really good detective never gets married,37 and that is true of the best ...
|Ifyou're a good girl, you'll be out in twenty years. ... Hammett's contemporary and |
rival, observed, The only effective kind of love interest is that which creates a
personal hazard for the detective. . . . A really good detective never gets married.
|I finished a book [Playback], and mostly due to you I left Marlowe in a situation |
where he could be marriedbut it was not certain. ... Moreover, Chandler was
always faithful to his belief that a really good detective never marries. ... Clearly
the novel got off to a false start, threatening to end up alienating Chandler's
|He'll never get married or have a family. Many of these parents ... the hard work |
worth doing, is largely about being a good detective and really looking at who
your child is and what types of things naturally capture his attention. At times this
|Richard never let on what he thought aboutgetting stuckwith meandwith akid on |
theway! Getting married wasthelast thinghe wanted to do. At least to me. ...
Butonce shewas a real person. ... And she still believed that people were