Publish date: February 24th 2009
Pages no: 192
Edition language: Deutsch
, Mystery Thriller
, Hard Boiled
Series: Philip Marlowe (#7)
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 ...
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 ...
Philip Marlowe is given a task of tailing a woman by a prominent lawyer. The job is so easy Marlowe begins to wonder who the woman is and why the tailing was necessary at all. This is the whole mystery in the book. If you do not want huge spoilers, do not read the book's blurb as it gives away the o...
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 [b:Poodle Springs|247060|Poodle Springs (Philip Marlowe, #8)|Raymond Chandler|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/13498862...
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....
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