Simple Art of Murder

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Prefaced by the famous Atlantic Monthly essay of the same name, in which he argues the virtues of the hard-boiled detective novel, this collection mostly drawn from stories he wrote for the pulps demonstrates Chandler's imaginative, entertaining ...Continua
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The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler (1988)

Ha scritto il Oct 19, 2016, 12:00
They went along a balcony that looked down over the dining room and the dance floor. The lisp of hot jazz came up to them from the lithe, swaying bodies of a high-yaller band. With the lisp of jazz came the smell of food and cigarette smoke and ...Continua
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Her voice was as dead as the summer before last. (Nevada Gas)
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It was twenty-five minutes past nine when he got to the corner of Seventh and Spring, where the Metropole was. It was an old hotel that had once been exclusive and was now steering a shaky course between a receivership and a bad name at ...Continua
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His clothes looked as if they had cost a great deal of money and had been slept in. (Guns at Cyrano's)
Ha scritto il Oct 19, 2016, 12:00
A dark woman with a sharp nose opened her mouth to yell and no sound came from her. There was the instant when nobody makes a sound, when it almost seems as if there will never again be any sound—after the sound of a gun. (Guns at Cyrano's)

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