On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts

On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts


People begin to see that something more goes to the composition of a fine murder than two blockheads to kill and be killed - a knife - a purse - and a dark lane.

. In this provocative and blackly funny essay, Thomas de Quincey considers murder in a.

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Murder on the Orient Express
АНТОЛОГИЯ
Murder on the Orient Express


Трансъевропейский экспресс оказывается в снежном плену на пути следования из Стамбула в Кале. Сильный снегопад вынуждает машиниста остановить поезд в поле.

Между тем в одном из купе обнаруживают тело убитого американца. За расследование этого убийства берётся необычный пассажир, знаменитый бельгийский детектив, Эркюль Пуаро.

В книге представлен сокращённый и адаптированный текст уровня B1.

Murder on the Orient Express
ЮПИТЕР-ИНТЕР
Murder on the Orient Express


Широко известный детектив Агаты Кристи может быть использован в качестве книги для домашнего чтения и пересказа произведения в целях развития навыков устной речи на начальном этапе изучения английского языка школьниками, студентами и слушателями языковых курсов.

Murder on the Orient Express
КАРО
Murder on the Orient Express


Книга для чтения на английском языке. \nВ занесенном снегом Восточном экспрессе обнаруживается труп.

Спальный вагон полон, что нетипично для этого времени года. Эркюль Пуаро, с трудом доставший билет на Восточный экспресс (дела государственной важности - непременно надо ехать!), пытается найти злодея, что не так-то просто: на трупе столько ран и они такие разные! Несомненно одно: преступник все еще находится в поезде.

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Why Is Murder On The Menu, Anyway?

Why Is Murder On The Menu, Anyway?

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What is it with you and murder victims?When Drew Scoones asks the questions, Teddi Bayer listens. Her latest decorating job for a restaurant spoiled by a murder, Ms.

Bayer might just have to submit to the detective\'s line of interrogation. After all, her life depends on it.

With a mafia don who\'s a little too interested in our crazed housewife, it seems as if everyone\'s got their eye on the Long Island spitfire. Observe the Botoxed mother who can still wound at thirty feet with just a look and a daughter whose bat mitzvah is a disaster in the making.

If Teddi can\'t save herself, then the dreamy detective slowly putting the screws to her is the next best thing. But she\'s got questions of her own.

Murder On The Orient Express
АНТОЛОГИЯ
Murder On The Orient Express


Убийство в Восточном экспрессе (1934) считается наиболее загадочным и виртуозным произведением Агаты Кристи. Действие романа разворачивается в трансъевропейском экспрессе, следующем из Стамбула в Кале.

Попав в сильный снегопад, машинист вынужден остановить поезд в чистом поле. Таким образом все оказываются в снежном плену, между тем как в одном из купе обнаруживают тело убитого пассажира.

За расследование этого убийства берется.

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express


Agatha Christie’s most famous murder mystery, reissued with a new cover to tie in with the hugely anticipated 2017 film adaptation.Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks.

The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.

Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer – in case he or she decides to strike again. .

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On the uncertainty of the signs of murder in the case of bastard children

On the uncertainty of the signs of murder in the case of bastard children


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Correct Account Of The Murder Of Generals Joseph And Hyrum Smith At Carthage On The 27th Day Of June, 1844

Correct Account Of The Murder Of Generals Joseph And Hyrum Smith At Carthage On The 27th Day Of June, 1844


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Murder on the Orient Express (Film tie-in)

Murder on the Orient Express (Film tie-in)


Agatha Christie\'s most famous murder mystery, reissued with a new cover to tie in with the hugely anticipated 2017 film adaptation. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks.

The luxurious train is surprisingly full.

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Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express


Agatha Christie\'s most famous murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks.

The.

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Murder on the Orient Express (Film tie-in 2017)

Murder on the Orient Express (Film tie-in 2017)


Agatha Christie’s most famous murder mystery, reissued with a new cover to tie in with the hugely anticipated 2017 film adaptation. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks.

The luxurious train is surprisingly full for.

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Murder on the Home Front. A True Story of Morgues, Murderers and Mysteries in the Blitz

Murder on the Home Front. A True Story of Morgues, Murderers and Mysteries in the Blitz


It is 1941. There may be a \'war of chaos\' in the skies over London, but \'the perpetual war against the underworld of crime\' must nevertheless continue on the streets below.

At 12 o\'clock on a Spring day in a London.

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Murder on the Orient Express (film tie-in)
HARPER COLLINS UK
Murder on the Orient Express (film tie-in)


Agatha Christie\'s most famous murder mystery, reissued with a new cover to tie in with the hugely anticipated 2017 film adaptation. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks.

The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.

\nIsolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.

Hercule Poirot 3-Book Collection 1: The Mysterious Affair at Styles, The Murder on the Links, Poirot Investigates

Hercule Poirot 3-Book Collection 1: The Mysterious Affair at Styles, The Murder on the Links, Poirot Investigates

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The first three Hercule Poirot books see the former Belgian policeman tempted out of retirement to solve a series of outlandish murders in Britain and France, assisted by the redoubtable Captain Hastings, setting him on the path to becoming the World\'s Greatest Detective!THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLESAgatha Christie’s first ever novel. With impeccable timing Hercule Poirot, the renowned Belgian detective, makes his dramatic entrance on to the English crime stage.

MURDER ON THE LINKSAn urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course.

POIROT INVESTIGATESFirst there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond… then came the ‘suicide’ that was murder….

The trial of Sir Archibald Gordon Kinloch, of Gilmerton, bart., for the murder of Sir Francis Kinloch, bart., his brother-german. Before the High court of justiciary on Monday June 29, 1795

The trial of Sir Archibald Gordon Kinloch, of Gilmerton, bart., for the murder of Sir Francis Kinloch, bart., his brother-german. Before the High court of justiciary on Monday June 29, 1795


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Report Of The Trial Of Abraham Prescott, On An Indictment For The Murder Of Mrs. Sally Cochran, Before The Court Of Common Pleas, Holden At Concord, In... On The First Tuesday Of September, A.d. 1834

Report Of The Trial Of Abraham Prescott, On An Indictment For The Murder Of Mrs. Sally Cochran, Before The Court Of Common Pleas, Holden At Concord, In... On The First Tuesday Of September, A.d. 1834


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The Murder on the Links
HARPER COLLINS UK
The Murder on the Links


On a French golf course, a millionaire is found stabbed in the back. An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course. But why is the dead man wearing his son\'s overcoat? And who was the impassioned love-letter in the pocket for? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically murdered corpse.

Murder on the Run

Murder on the Run

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Murder on the Flying Scotsman

Murder on the Flying Scotsman

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The Plot to Murder Caesar On the Bridge

The Plot to Murder Caesar On the Bridge


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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. \'Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heart - one of the indivisible primary..

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Moby Dick


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S Own and Three Guineas


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Splat is determined to discover a.

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Splat the Cat Gets a Job!

Splat the Cat Gets a Job!


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S New Trick

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Destined to Feel

Destined to Feel


It\'s simple. No sight.

No questions. 48 hours.

An intensely charged erotic journey, perfect for anyone who was seduced by 50 Shades of Grey. When 37-year-old psychologist, Alexandra Blake, leaves her comfortable suburban existence to give a.

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The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October


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More about Paddington

More about Paddington


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and when the daisy starts to wilt, so does Mayzie! Will.

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Last Train to Kazan


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Solomon Creed


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The Renegade Hunter

The Renegade Hunter


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Except no one has mentioned his name in the last fifty years, not since he.

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Take A Look At Me Now

Take A Look At Me Now


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How far would you go to make a new.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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Good Omens

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\nDetroit Free Press\nPut Neil Gaiman (New York Times bestselling author olAnansi Boys and revered Creator of Sandman) and Terry.

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NINTENDO DRAGON QUEST XI S:ECHOES OF ELUSIVE AGE DEF.EDIT.
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Indelible

Indelible


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A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time


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.\nA ghostly mystery and winner of the Whitbread Award,republished in the Collins Modern Classics range.

\nMaria likes to be alone with her thoughts. She talks to animals and objects,.

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Ink Exchange

Ink Exchange


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A Place Called Here

A Place Called Here


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HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS THE HOBBIT
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
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Annihilation: The Thrilling Book Behind the Most Anticipated Film of 2018

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Midnight

Midnight


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The Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries


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S a Wonderful Life

S a Wonderful Life


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and a total nightmare? \nDriving home for Christmas, Beth has everything she wants. The kids and the house, the career and the husband.

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A Dance With Dragons: Part 2

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Forces of Nature

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Executive Privilege


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How Will You Measure Your Life?

How Will You Measure Your Life?


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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

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The Moving Finger (+ Audio CD)

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Now Collins has adapted her famous detective novels for English language learners.

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The Murder at the Vicarage (+ Audio CD)

The Murder at the Vicarage (+ Audio CD)


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Now Collins has adapted her famous detective novels for English language learners.

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Collins Speaking for IELTS (+ CD-ROM)

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Listening B2 (Collins English for Life) (+ CD-ROM)

Listening B2 (Collins English for Life) (+ CD-ROM)


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Collins Workplace English 2 + DVD, + CD (+ DVD)

Collins Workplace English 2 + DVD, + CD (+ DVD)


Learn English with Tom, a project manager at Lowis Engineering. In the Workplace English self-study pack you can follow Tom\'s daily life at his office and learn the English you need for your everyday work life.

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