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Playback: A Novel - Raymond Chandler
Playback: A Novel
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
Series: Philip Marlowe (#7)
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 Playback
This is the last novel Raymond Chandler wrote, or perhaps just the last Philip Marlowe novel. Likely both given that Chandler died a year after this novel's publication. I don't think it was quite so good as the four or five other Chandler novels I've read, but it is still good (orders of magnitude ...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
3.0 Playback
This book was very short compared to the other Philip Marlowe books. It goes straight to the action, without wasting too much time with descriptions and settings. Because of that, the exaggerated reactions and cliché attitudes of the characters weren't as grating as they usually are.There were some ...
A Man With A Spooky Agenda
A Man With A Spooky Agenda rated it
2.0 Playback
Even granting that 'Playback' was not intended to be the final Marlowe novel, I'm still disappointed. This is it. 'Cause I'm going to be honest, there's no way I'm reading 'Poodle Springs'. The first four chapters actually written by Chandler, perhaps, but that's all.The building world-weary bittern...
Calyre rated it
4.0 Playback
Ce cliquetis et ce choc provenaient d'une serviette nouée aux quatre coins et pleine de cubes de glace en train de fondre, qui venait de choir à terre. Quelqu'un qui me voulait du bien l'avait posée sur l'arrière de mon crâne. Quelqu'un qui me voulait beaucoup moins de bien m'avait défoncé le crâne....
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00yw4f9/Saturday_Play_Classic_Chandler_Playback/Saturday R4 play - Toby Stephens is Philip Marlowe, the fast-talking, trouble-seeking Californian private eye. Underwhelming storyline but I do so love the patter.
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