The Little Sister

Raymond Chandler (Autor) Edição em Inglês
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    • A classic Philip Marlowe adventure by Raymond Chandler, author of "The Big Sleep2 and undisputed master of hard-boiled crime. Her name is Orfamay Quest and she's come all the way from Manhattan, Kansas, to find her missing brother Orrin. Or leastways that's what she tells PI Philip Marlowe, offering him a measly twenty bucks for the privilege. But Marlowe's feeling charitable - though it's not long before he wishes he wasn't so sweet. You see, Orrin's trail leads Marlowe to luscious movie starlets, uppity gangsters,... Ver mais

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    Resumo The Little Sister

    The Little Sister is a classic detective novel by the master of hard-boiled crime

    Her name is Orfamay Quest and she's come all the way from Manhattan, Kansas, to find her missing brother Orrin. Or leastways that's what she tells PI Philip Marlowe, offering him a measly twenty bucks for the privilege. But Marlowe's feeling charitable - though it's not long before he wishes he wasn't so sweet. You see, Orrin's trail leads Marlowe to luscious movie starlets, uppity gangsters, suspicious cops and corpses with ice picks jammed in their necks. When trouble comes calling, sometimes it's best to pretend to be out . . .

    '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

    Best-known as the creator of the original private eye, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 and died in 1959. Many of his books have been adapted for the screen, and he is widely regarded as one of the very greatest writers of detective fiction. His books include The Big Sleep, The Little Sister, Farewell, My Lovely, The Long Good-bye, The Lady in the Lake, Playback, Killer in the Rain, The High Window and Trouble is My Business.

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    A classic Philip Marlowe adventure by Raymond Chandler, author of "The Big Sleep2 and undisputed master of hard-boiled crime.

    Her name is Orfamay Quest and she's come all the way from Manhattan, Kansas, to find her missing brother Orrin. Or leastways that's what she tells PI Philip Marlowe, offering him a measly twenty bucks for the privilege. But Marlowe's feeling charitable - though it's not long before he wishes he wasn't so sweet. You see, Orrin's trail leads Marlowe to luscious movie starlets, uppity gangsters, suspicious cops and corpses with ice picks jammed in their necks. When trouble comes calling, sometimes it's best to pretend to be out...

    «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

    «Chandler grips the mind from the first sentence.» 
    Daily Telegraph

    Características detalhadasThe Little Sister

    • Autor Raymond Chandler
    • Editor Penguin Books
    • EAN 978-0241954324
    • ISBN 9780241954324
    • Dimensões 12,9 x 19,8 cm
    • Nº Páginas 304
    • Encadernação Paperback
    • Temática Policial - Clássicos

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