is not like other people
i mean the stuff they sell in waterstones
This is completely true.I think anyone who gets good enough within their field tends to be elevated and treated differently.
I thought I'd seen him described as Modern, but don't quote me on that.I'm saying you don't really hear writers like him referred to as modernists or postmodernists, but maybe he is.
Raymond Chandler: Detections of the Totality - Verso Books
Raymond Chandler, a dazzling stylist and portrayer of American life, holds a unique place in literary history, straddling both pulp fiction and modernism.