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Download and read online The Lady in the Lake in PDF and EPUB In The Lady in the Lake, hardboiled crime fiction master Raymond Chandler brings us the story of a couple of missing wives—one a rich man's and one a poor man's—who have become the objects of Philip Marlowe's investigation. One of them may have gotten a Mexican divorce and married a gigolo and the other may be dead. Marlowe's not sure he cares about either one, but he's not paid to care.
Download and read online The Lady in the Lake in PDF and EPUB In his fourth novel appearance, private investigator Philip Marlowe is hired to find a businessman’s estranged wife, but instead finds a series of dead bodies and crooked cops. Although Chandler himself adapted the novel into a screenplay, it has never been used. The novel was filmed by Robert Montgomery, using a different, shorter script. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.
Download and read online The Lady in the Lake and Other Novels in PDF and EPUB An omnibus comprising Raymond Chandler's three Philip Marlowe novels, THE LADY IN THE LAKE, THE HIGH WINDOW and THE LITTLE SISTER.
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Download and read online Penguin Readers Level 2 in PDF and EPUB Private detective Philip Marlowe is looking for the wife of Derace Kinglsey. Is she dead or not? Is she the lady in the lake? A tale of murder and betrayal from the American master of crime fiction. A classic thriller.
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