Bite Size Chandler

swbgood“I hold no particular brief for the detective story as the ideal escape. I merely say that all reading for pleasure is escape, whether it be Greek, mathematics, astronomy, Benedetto Croce, or The Diary of the Forgotten Man. To say otherwise is to be an intellectual snob, and a juvenile at the art of the living.”

Raymond Chandler, ‘The Simple Art’ of Murder’, 1944.

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