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Chandler Raymond: The Big Sleep

Скачать книгу (размер 1 299 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 256) Аннотация: Hard-boiled detective fiction at its best: Raymond Chandler's best loved novel, The Big Sleep, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn't care who knew it. I was everything the well-dressed private detective ought to be. I was calling on four million dollars. (Los Angeles PI). Philip Marlowe is hired by wheelchair-bound General Sternwood…

Chandler Raymond: The Big Sleep: Book and MP3 Pack (+ CD-ROM)

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2) Аннотация: The Penguin Active Reading range is carefully graded into 5 levels from starter to intermediate. The text is simplified and exercises develop the four language skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking. The accompanying multi-rom contains a recording of the full simplified text and a range of interactive exercises linked to the text. Ideal for all English Language students.

Chandler Raymond: Killer in the Rain

Скачать книгу (размер 401 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 80) Аннотация: 'I pushed her back into the house without saying anything, shut the door. We stood looking at each other inside. She dropped her hand slowly and tried to smile. Then all expression went out of her white face and it looked as intelligent as the bottom of a shoe box... I lit my cigarette, puffed it slowly for a moment and then asked: What are you doing here? Before creating Philip Marlowe, Raymond…

Chandler Raymond: The High Window

Скачать книгу (размер 1 462 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 288) Аннотация: Philip Marlowe's on a case: his client, a dried-up husk of a woman, wants him to recover a rare gold coin called a Brasher Doubloon, missing from her late husband's collection. That's the simple part. It becomes more complicated when Marlowe finds that everyone who handles the coin suffers a run of very bad luck: they always end up dead. That's also unlucky for a private investigator, because…

Chandler Raymond: The Lady in the Lake: Level 2 (+ Audio CD)

Скачать книгу (размер 228 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 46) Аннотация: Detective Philip Marlowe is looking for Derace Kingsley's wife, Crystal. Is she dead or not? Marlowe finds more than one dead body and learns about women, drugs, men in love, and a police cover-up, Who killed The Lady in the Lake and why? Penguin Readers are simplified texts which provide a step-by-step approach to the joys of reading for pleasure.

Chandler Raymond: Farewell, My Lovely

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: Eight years ago Moose Malloy and cute little redhead Velma were getting married — until someone framed Malloy for armed robbery. Now his stretch is up and he wants Velma back. PI Philip Marlow meets Malloy one hot day in Hollywood and, out of the generosity of his jaded heart, agrees to help him. Dragged from one smoky bar to another, Marlowe's search for Velma turns up plenty of dangerous…

Chandler Raymond: Trouble is My Business

Скачать книгу (размер 1 136 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 224) Аннотация: In the four long stories in this collection, Marlowe is hired to protect a rich old guy from a gold digger, runs afoul of crooked politicos, gets a line on some stolen jewels with a reward attached, and stumbles across a murder victim who may have been an extortionist.