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Emil and the Detectives - Erich Kästner, Walter Trier
Emil and the Detectives
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3.78 145
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099413127 (0099413124)
Edition language: English
Series: Emil (#1)
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Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
2.5 Emil and the Detectives
2.5 I'm doing a train display at work and was so excited when I found this title because the first third part of the book takes place on a train. That is until I read it. Oh my gosh--it was so so so boring. By the time it got interesting it was so far along I almost resented it for having taken so l...
buchflimmern
buchflimmern rated it
4.0 Parole Emil!
Als Kind habe ich die Kästnerbücher geliebt. Die, die ich hatte jedenfalls. Emil gehörte nicht dazu - leider. Mir hätte das Buch als Kind so gefallen! Eine kleine, feine Geschichte im gewohnten Kästner-Ton.
Anfenwick
Anfenwick rated it
3.0 Emil and the Detectives
I'd expected a slightly higher reading age. Emil was fun but I should have tried to plough through it in German for a bit of a challenge.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 Emil and the Detectives
bookshelves: fraudio, play-dramatisation, mystery-thriller, published-1929, kiddlewinks, adventure, filthy-lucre, germany Read in October, 2009 ** spoiler alert ** It comes across a little dated and probably not palatable for today's streetwise kids but I thought it was a good fun adventure with ...
Deirdre
Deirdre rated it
4.0 Emil and the Detectives
Just wanted to say a few words in favor of the new translation -- I thought it was great, actually -- much more colloquial and fluid, and I didn't at all mind the "americanization" of the proper names. I also thought that the translator's note, and the intro by [a:Maurice Sendak|4489|Maurice Sendak|...
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