Eye-patched amnesiacs, haunted hotels, and existential detectives are just a few of the Lynchian elements you'll encounter in these literary works.

Weird Books You Should Read if You Like 'Twin Peaks'

Haruki Murakami, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World Love the cover!

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Glen Orbik, pulp illustrator of Hard Case Crime. Fifty-to-One Charles Ardai

Raymond Chandler started to write hard boiled detective fiction in 1932 helping to define the genre.  In 1971 a film was made homaging him and 1940s film noir.  Jim Steranko did his "Visual Novel" in 1976 called Chandler: Red Tide which homaged this same hard boiled detective fiction in the film noir style.  Sin City took some notes from this.  Curtis Circulation (Marvel) distributed this story.

Raymond Chandler started to write hard boiled detective fiction in 1932 helping to define the genre. In 1971 a film was made homaging him and 1940s film noir. Jim Steranko did his "Visual Novel" in 1976 called Chandler: Red Tide which homaged this same hard boiled detective fiction in the film noir style. Sin City took some notes from this. Curtis Circulation (Marvel) distributed this story.

"Samuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade, Nick and Nora Charles, and the Continental Op."

"Samuel Dashiell Hammett - was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade, Nick and Nora Charles, and the Continental Op.

Film Noir Women | Awesome Hardboiled Film Noir Detectives « st1le

7 Awesome Hardboiled Film Noir Detectives

Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade in 'The Maltese Falcon' Directed by John Huston. Screenplay by John Huston. Based on the book of the same name by Dashiell Hammett.

We love classic Hollywood film noir.  We love the attitude, the silvery images, the betrayal, the sweeping music, the fatalism, the flawed human characters, the hard-boiled detective, the femme fat…

We love classic Hollywood film noir. We love the attitude, the silvery images, the betrayal, the sweeping music, the fatalism, the flawed human characters, the hard-boiled detective, the femme fat…

Hard Boiled Books: Meet Harvey Valentine  PI -  Hard Boiled Author In...

Hard Boiled Books: Meet Harvey Valentine PI - Hard Boiled Author In.

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lT'S A HARD - BOILED FACT! * 1500 free paper dolls at Arielle Gabriel's The International Paper Doll Society also at The China Adventure of Arielle Gabriel free paper dolls *

Originally published at: https://library.hrmtc.com/2018/02/06/the-club-dumas-2/ Julianus reviews The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte in the Bkwyrm archive. This is possibly the most unique novel I’ve read in years. Our hero (if we may call him that,) is a sort of hard-boiled European private detective with a remarkable specialty: he works for an exclusive handful of antiquarian book dealers and collectors, usually to “acquire” rare books and manusc...

Originally published at: https://library.hrmtc.com/2018/02/06/the-club-dumas-2/ Julianus reviews The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte in the Bkwyrm archive. This is possibly the most unique novel I’ve read in years. Our hero (if we may call him that,) is a sort of hard-boiled European private detective with a remarkable specialty: he works for an exclusive handful of antiquarian book dealers and collectors, usually to “acquire” rare books and manusc...

Hard Boiled (1992) - The Criterion Collection

Chow Yun-fat is jaded detective “Tequila” Yuen in John Woo’s dizzying odyssey through the world of Hong Kong Triads, undercover agents, and frenzied police raids; the brilliant, passionate _Hard Boiled_ is violence as poetry, rendered by a master.

133. 7/24/16: Hard Boiled (1992) 2/5

Chow Yun-fat is jaded detective “Tequila” Yuen in John Woo’s dizzying odyssey through the world of Hong Kong Triads, undercover agents, and frenzied police raids; the brilliant, passionate _Hard Boiled_ is violence as poetry, rendered by a master.

Smoking hot: Ryan Gosling made an appearance on the Los Angeles set of new movie The Nice Guys on Tuesday. The 34-year-old actor was dressed in character for his leading role as Holland March, a private investigator who uncovers a dark conspiracy while looking into the apparent suicide of a fading porn star

Ryan Gosling looks every inch the hard boiled detective

The actor was dressed in character for his leading role as Holland March, a private investigator who uncovers a conspiracy while looking into the apparent suicide of a fading porn star.

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Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) in The Maltese Falcon From “Eight of the greatest film noirs,” by Fiona Macdonald BBC Culture. Image: First National Pictures Inc, Warner Bros / TASCHEN

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Sketches from Blacksad by Canales and Guarnido's hybrid of hard-boiled detective comic.

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