Nigel Williams travels to California to explain the career of Raymond Chandler, the creator of the greatest hard-boiled detective, Philip Marlowe and his relationship with another famous detective fiction author, Dashiell Hammett and his creation, Sam Spade
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Nigel Williams - Presenter
Dulwich College, South London - an old established English public school. Not the sort of place you'd associate with crime, although I can imagine a rather English sort of murder happening here... "The Case of the Poisoned Rugby Ball", perhaps, but it does boast a pupil who created the most famous hard-boiled private detective of them all. This week we investigate the strange case of Raymond Chandler, a man whose fictional hero works a territory over five thousand miles west of ...