The Little Sister

I don't have any brothers or sisters to sell out. So I sell out my clients.' She stood rigid and glaring. ... eyes were fixed on the little smouldering heap of torn prints. 'I could tell the police,' she whispered.

The Little Sister

The Little Sister is a classic detective novel by the master of hard-boiled crime Her name is Orfamay Quest and she's come all the way from Manhattan, Kansas, to find her missing brother Orrin. Or leastways that's what she tells PI Philip Marlowe, offering him a measly twenty bucks for the privilege. But Marlowe's feeling charitable - though it's not long before he wishes he wasn't so sweet. You see, Orrin's trail leads Marlowe to luscious movie starlets, uppity gangsters, suspicious cops and corpses with ice picks jammed in their necks. When trouble comes calling, sometimes it's best to pretend to be out . . . 'Anything Chandler writes about grips the mind from the first sentence' Daily Telegraph 'One of the greatest crime writers, who set standards others still try to attain' Sunday Times 'Chandler is an original stylist, creator of a character as immortal as Sherlock Holmes' Anthony Burgess Best-known as the creator of the original private eye, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 and died in 1959. Many of his books have been adapted for the screen, and he is widely regarded as one of the very greatest writers of detective fiction. His books include The Big Sleep, The Little Sister, Farewell, My Lovely, The Long Good-bye, The Lady in the Lake, Playback, Killer in the Rain, The High Window and Trouble is My Business.

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The Little Sister
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Raymond Chandler
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The Little Sister is a classic detective novel by the master of hard-boiled crime Her name is Orfamay Quest and she's come all the way from Manhattan, Kansas, to find her missing brother Orrin. Or leastways that's what she tells PI Philip Marlowe, offering him a measly twenty bucks for
The little sister of the holy Mahanadi
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: RAMNATH SAHU
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-06 - Publisher: Book Rivers

The dusk drew on and the stars appeared, but a black bulge of cloud was blotting out the stars with rumbles of thunder in the sky. Tisi, the buxom, arose from her place. She had been awaiting her parents. ―Ma, Ma! Today too, Beenu has slept.‖ She informed her mother
Histoire des Petites Sœurs des Pauvres. Historical Notice of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Translated from the French ... To which is added a sermon by the Rev. W. G. Todd
Language: en
Pages: 77
Authors: Léon AUBINEAU
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1863 - Publisher:

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The Little Sisters of Eluria
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Stephen King, Robin Furth, Peter David
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-05 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Enter once more the world of Roland Deschain—and the world of the Dark Tower...presented in a stunning graphic novel form that will unlock the doorways to terrifying secrets and bold storytelling as part of the dark fantasy masterwork and magnum opus from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King.
My Little Sister Can Read Kanji: Volume 3
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Takashi Kajii
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-22 - Publisher: J-Novel Club

The 23rd century is back to normal: The prime minister is a 2D character again and kanji has been banished to the history books... Except for the appearance of the Special Cultural District that keeps up the old writing style and traditions, that is. But that shouldn't affect Gin Imose's