[RAYMOND CHANDLER THE LADY IN THE LAKE (PENGUIN ESSENTIALS) /ANGLAIS] E–pub É Raymond Chandler

RAYMOND CHANDLER THE LADY IN THE LAKE (PENGUIN ESSENTIALS) /ANGLAIS

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I am working my way Through All Chandler Novels all the Chandler novels is another classic Considering that it was written seventy odd years ago it has dated very little Philip Marlowe emains one step ahead of the Кракатит reader even when we think we are ahead of him All the usual ingredients are there being beaten up finding a naked corpse dangerous women those wonderful similes and of course a twist at the end that no one foresaw but the mixture each time is uite different and unpredictable Like going back and listening to your vinylecords again you find that some things have not been improved upon over the years Raymond Chandler is one of my favourite writers I have Werewolf: The Apocalypse read this story a few times now and it always turns out to be an excitingead Thoroughly Das überforderte Gehirn: Mit Steinzeitwerkzeug in der Hightech-Welt recommend to all fans of this genre used for university served its purpose 5 Stars Great pacing wonderful progression of events and clues just enough snappy dialogue some detective as philosopher uotations genuine tension and suspense a sprinkling ofed herrings This is the whole enchilada AwesomeThis is by far the best of the Marlowe series so far It s confident and well paced with terrific prose hythm throughout I will soon ead The Long Goodbye. The Lady in the Lake is a classic detective novel by the master of hard boiled crime available as a Penguin Essential for the first timeDerace Kingsley's wife an #away to Mexico to get a uickie divorce and marry a Casanova wannabe named Chris Lavery Or so the note she #to Mexico to get a uickie divorce and marry a Casanova wannabe named Chris Lavery Or so the note she her husband insisted Trouble is when Phili. I brushed my hair and looked at the grey *in it There was getting to be plenty of grey in it The face under the hair had a *it There was getting to be plenty of grey in it The face under the hair had a look I didn t like the face at all I went back to the desk I sat very still and listened to the evening grow uiet outside the open windows And very slowly I grew uiet with itI particularly enjoy how the clues fit together slowly progressively throughout You can see the connections or think you can winks and by the
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it s all there for you I correctly pieced together 4 5 aspects of the plot but MISSED the very clever big twist AwesomeIt was a 38 Smith and Wesson on a 44 frame a wicked weapon with a kick like a 45 and a much greater effective angeI drove on through the piled masses of granite and down through the meadows of coarse grass where cows grazed The same gaudy slacks and short shorts and peasant handkerchiefs as yesterday the same light breeze and golden sun and clear blue sky the same smell of pine needles the same cool softness of a mountain summer But yesterday was a hundred years ago something crystallized in time like a fly in amberNotes and uotesThe upper part of his face meant business The lower part was just saying good bye120% it s amazing. P Marlowe asks Lavery about it he denies everything and sends the private investigator packing with a flea lodged firmly in his ear But when Marlowe next encounters Lavery he's denying nothing on account of the #Two Bullet Holes In #bullet holes in heart Now Marlowe's on the trail of a killer who leads him out of smoggy LA all How modern much of the slang #is here Soap opera beef hunk etc220 hind the ight hand lower corner of the windshield #here Soap opera beef hunk etc220 hind the ight hand lower corner of the *windshield was a white card printed in block capitals It ead VOTERS ATTENTION KEEP JIM PATTON CONSTABLE *was a white card printed in block capitals It ead VOTERS ATTENTION KEEP JIM PATTON CONSTABLE IS TOO OLD TO GO TO WORK250% She put a firm brown hand out and I shook it Clamping bobbie pins into fat blondes had given her a grip like a pair of iceman had given her a grip like a pair of iceman tongs490% very good pacing and prose here A nice Chicken Licken rhythm even during the description ofooms people and clothing The snappy dialogue is well balanced It s the best Marlowe so far imho590% uintessential Chandler I brushed my hair and looked at the grey in it There was getting to be plenty of grey in it The face under the hair had a sick look I didn t like the face at all I went back to the desk I sat very still and listened to the evening grow uiet outside the open windows And very slowly I grew uiet with it630% this is the kind of detective story I enjoy the most where the clues come in and slowly fit together piece by piece throughout the book building the big picture There is an info dump at the end but it s well presented720% this is fabulously good stuff bought for my son to use at high school he found it invaluable. He way to a murky mountain lake 'Anything Chandler writes about grips the mind from the first sentence' Daily Telegraph 'One of the greatest crime writers who set standards others still try to attain' Sunday Times'Chandler is an original stylist creator of a character as immortal as Sherlock Holmes' Anthony Burgess.