Farewell, My Lovely
Publish date: 2005
Pages no: 306
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Hard Boiled
Series: Philip Marlowe (#2)
Tasks for Pancha Ganapati: Post about your 5 favourite books this year and why you appreciated them so much. Tasks for Festivus: [...] --OR-- Perform the Airing of Grievances: name 5 books you’ve read this year that have disappointed you - tell us in tongue-lashing detail why and how they failed t...
My Square Markers and "Virgin" Bingo Card: "Virgin" card posted for ease of tracking and comparison, as called and read squares will, bit by bit, vanish behind my markers and everybody's cards are different. Black Kitty:Read but not called Black Vignette:Called but not read Black Kitty in Black ...
I bet this is one door Marlowe is regretting to put his head through. Getting involved with Moose Malloy, who is searching for his girlfriend Velma after having spent the last 8 years in jail, Marlowe gets involved with the mob, jewel-robbers, dangerous thugs and the police and he has to deal with a...
I like Chandler but I don't love Chandler. Chandler is rightfully most compared to Hammett, but unlike Hammett who has deep things to say, Chandler is all style. I don't think that Chandler is anything more than magnificently written pulp detective fiction, although there is no doubt that it is th...
Kiedy mowa o proweniencji gatunku zwanego czarnym kryminałem, zwykle podaje się dwa nazwiska. Jako pierwsze wymienia się nazwisko autora „Sokoła maltańskiego”, Dashiella Hammetta. Hammett uważany jest za twórcę gatunku. Natomiast autorem wymienianym w drugiej kolejności jest Raymond Chandler. Jego p...
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