Private Detective Philip Marlow is in trouble. He witnesses a murder and knows who the killer is, but for some reason the police don't want to find the murderer, so Marlowe decides to find out for himself. "Penguin Readers" is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the ...
Private Detective Philip Marlow is in trouble. He witnesses a murder and knows who the killer is, but for some reason the police don't want to find the murderer, so Marlowe decides to find out for himself. "Penguin Readers" is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the pleasures of reading in English. Originally designed for teaching English as a foreign language, the series' combination of high interest level and low reading age makes it suitable for both English-speaking teenagers with limited reading skills and students of English as a second language. Many titles in the series also provide access to the pre-20th century literature strands of the National Curriculum English Orders. "Penguin Readers" are graded at seven levels of difficulty, from "Easystarts" with a 200-word vocabulary, to Level 6 (Advanced) with a 3000-word vocabulary. In addition, titles fall into one of three sub-categories: "Contemporary", "Classics" or "Originals". At the end of each book there is a section of enjoyable exercises focusing on vocabulary building, comprehension, discussion and writing. Some titles in the series are available with an accompanying audio cassette, or in a book and cassette pack. Additionally, selected titles have free accompanying "Penguin Readers Factsheets" which provide stimulating exercise material for students, as well as suggestions for teachers on how to exploit the Readers in class.
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Chandler's prose is as sharp as a razor and he's brilliant at creating situations. Fascinating novel.
Mar 29, 2008
Great Private Eye
My husband and I enjoyed this book. It is definitely worth buying. It is well written and a great read. It is not just your everyday detective novel. It was also a little like stepping back in time, which is very interesting.I would highly recommend it. Everyone should have at least one of his books in their collection.
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