How does /lit/ feel about Raymond Chandler/LA Noir? Just finished The Big Sleep. Would appreciate recommendations for other books by Chandler or in the same vein
All of Chandler's books are great Noir detectives, the best besides TBS is probably The Last Goodbye.
I also liked James Elliot's Black Dahlia, but not everybody appreciates his neo-noir style.
>Is Hammett any good?
The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man and The Glass Key are all great.
Red Harvest was too over the top for me but influenced a couple of movies that I liked - A Fistful of Dollars and Yojimbo - Western and Samurai versions of a 1920's gangster novel about a guy fighting for money from both sides of a city wide gang war.
I havent read The Continental Op