Raymond Chandler (1888 – 1959) Selected Bibliography

This post was intended as a private note, but I thought it might be of some interest to any regular or casual reader.


  • The Big Sleep. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939; London: Hamish Hamilton, 1939.
  • Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940; London: Hamish Hamilton, 1940.
  • The High Window. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942; London: Hamish Hamilton, 1943.
  • The Lady in the Lake. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943; London: Hamish Hamilton, 1944.
  • The Little Sister. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1949; Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1949.
  • The Long Goodbye. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1953; Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954.
  • Playback. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958; Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1958.

Short Fiction

  • ‘Blackmailers Don’t Shoot’. Black Mask, December 1933
  • ‘Smart-Aleck Kill’. Black Mask, July 1934.
  • ‘Finger Man’. Black Mask, October 1934.
  • ‘Killer in the Rain’. Black Mask, January 1935.
  • ‘Nevada Gas’. Black Mask, June 1935.
  • ‘Spanish Blood’. Black Mask, November 1935.
  • ‘Guns at Cyrano’s’. Black Mask, January 1936.
  • ‘The Man Who Liked Dogs’. Black Mask, March 1936.
  • ‘Noon Street Nemesis’ (republished as ‘Pickup on Noon Street’). Detective Fiction Weekly, May 30, 1936.
  • ‘Goldfish’. Black Mask, June 1936.
  • ‘The Curtain’. Black Mask, September 1936.
  • ‘Try the Girl’. Black Mask, January 1937.
  • ‘Mandarin’s Jade’. Dime Detective Magazine, November 1937.
  • ‘Red Wind’. Dime Detective Magazine, January 1938.
  • ‘The King in Yellow’. Dime Detective Magazine, March 1938.
  • ‘Bay City Blues’. Dime Detective Magazine, June 1938.
  • ‘The Lady in the Lake’. Dime Detective Magazine, January 1939.
  • ‘Pearls Are a Nuisance’. Dime Detective Magazine, April 1939.
  • ‘Trouble Is My Business’. Dime Detective Magazine, August 1939.
  • ‘I’ll Be Waiting’. Saturday Evening Post, October 14, 1939.
  • ‘The Bronze Door’. Unknown Magazine, November 1939.
  • ‘No Crime in the Mountains’. Detective Story, September 1941.
  • ‘Professor Bingo’s Snuff’. Park East, June-August 1951; Go, June-July 1951.
  • ‘Marlowe Takes on the Syndicate’. London Daily Mail, April 6-10 1959, also published as ‘The Wrong Pidgeon’. Manhunt, February 1961. Reprinted as ‘The Pencil’, Argosy, September 1965; and “Philip Marlowe’s Last Case”, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, January 1962.
  • ‘English Summer’. First published posthumously in The Notebooks of Raymond Chandler and English Summer: A Gothic Romance by Raymond Chandler, ed. Frank MacShane, The Ecco Press, New York, 1976.

See also Raymond Chandler bibliography at Wikipedia here


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