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|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
|The only effective kind of love interest is that which creates a personal hazard for |
the detective — but which, at the same time, you instinctively feel to be a mere
episode. A really good detective never gets married. (5) It is the paradox of the ...
|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 ...
|Melodrama is good business, he owned, “not because I am crazy about |
melodrama for its own sake but because I am ... always weakens a mystery,” and
— assuming Marlowe is a good detective — “A really good detective never gets
|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 ...
|He once scribbled in a notebook, “A really good detective never gets married. He |
would lose his detachment, and this detachment is part of his charm.”55 (Want to
be charming?) He expressed more specific reservations about marrying off ...
|I finished a book [Playback], and mostly due to you I left Marlowe in a situation |
where he could be married—but it was not certain. I hope I picked ... Moreover,
Chandler was always faithful to his belief that “a really good detective never
|Sympathetic, at the very least. ... Michael Connelly's detective, Harry Bosch, is a |
haunted, emotionally bruised former cop who makes mistakes and steps on toes
on the way to achieving justice. ... "a really good detective never gets married.
|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.”
|“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