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The Little Sister - Raymond Chandler
The Little Sister
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A movie starlet with a gangster boyfriend and a pair of siblings with a shared secret lure Marlowe into the less than glamorous and more than a little dangerous world of Hollywood fame. Chandler's first foray into the industry that dominates the company town that is Los Angeles.
A movie starlet with a gangster boyfriend and a pair of siblings with a shared secret lure Marlowe into the less than glamorous and more than a little dangerous world of Hollywood fame. Chandler's first foray into the industry that dominates the company town that is Los Angeles.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780394757674 (039475767X)
ASIN: 039475767X
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 The Little Sister
Everybody knows Phillip Marlowe's voice, even those of us who have never knowingly cracked the covers of a Chandler thriller. But it's nice to get the full effect first-hand, and I enjoyed this trip through the dour world of studio-era Hollywood through the eyes of a disenchanted and cynical observe...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
2.0 The Little Sister
This book did have the delicious self-deprecating humor that is the main reason why I read these books. Still, I wasn't able to enjoy it...I guess the formula is just getting old for me. The characters are so cliché that I will start looking for them as soon as I begin reading the book. "Oh, so this...
Gene
Gene rated it
4.0 The Little Sister
The book begins with an exciting chase scene: Philip Marlowe tries to catch a fly... Actually, I am kidding. The PI, not having any case to work on is so bored that he starts hunting aforementioned fly. When a girl shows up on his door he takes her case for a measly sum of $20. The girl came from No...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 The Little Sister (Philip Marlowe #5)
bookshelves: summer-2010, published-1949, play-dramatisation, noir, mystery-thriller Read from July 05 to 06, 2010 A movie starlet with a gangster boyfriend and a pair of siblings with a shared secret lure Marlowe into the less than glamorous and more than a little dangerous world of Hollywood f...
Calyre
Calyre rated it
4.0 The Little Sister
Et là-dessus, je raccrochai. C'était la bonne méthode. Mais cela se révéla insuffisant. J'aurai dû fermer la porte à double tour et me cacher sous le bureau.
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