Аудиокнига: Earl Derr Biggers «The Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Part 2»

The Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Part 2

Серия: "The Golden Age of Detective Fiction"

Новая серия «The Golden Age of Detective Fiction» объединяет в себе произведения, которые смело можно назвать золотой классикой детективного жанра. Серия на английском языке озвучена профессиональными дикторами – носителями языка и адресована всем, кто желает усовершенствовать навыки восприятия на слух иностранного текста, расширить словарный запас и просто насладиться звучанием произведения на языке оригинала. Во втором выпуске «The Golden Age of Detective Fiction» представлено произведение мастера детективного жанра Эрла Д. Биггерса «Чарли Чан идет по следу». Чарли Чан – китайский детектив средних лет, служит в полиции Гонолулу на Гавайях. Известен своим сочным афористичным языком, преступления раскрывает благодаря терпению, вниманию к деталям. Аналитические способности в лучших традициях детективной классики сделали Чарли Чана одним из самых популярных литературных героев Америки. Исполняет Джон Фрейзер (Эдинбург, Великобритания) закончил Chester Polytechnic University, и Durham University. Работал в нефтяной отрасли, в области социологии и образовательной психологии, писатель, автор нескольких книг. Арт-директор проекта – Елена Лихачева Звукорежиссер – Михаил Комолов

Издательство: "1С-Паблишинг" (2014)

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Earl Derr Biggers

Earl Derr Biggers (August 24, 1884 - April 5, 1933) was an American novelist and playwright. He is remembered primarily for adaptations of his novels, especially those featuring the Chinese-American detective Charlie Chan.

Biography

The son of Robert J. and Emma E. (Derr) Biggers, Earl Derr Biggers was born in Warren, Ohio, and graduated from Harvard University in 1907. Many of his plays and novels were made into movies. He was posthumously inducted into the Warren City Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.cite web | url = http://www.warrenschools.k12.oh.us/alumni_hall_of_fame.html | title = Alumni Hall of Fame | publisher = Warren Schools | accessdate = 2007-11-15]

His novel "Seven Keys to Baldpate" led to seven films of the same title and at least two with different titles ("House of Long Shadows," "Haunted Honeymoon") but essentially equivalent plots. George M. Cohan adapted the novel as an occasionally revived stage play. Cohan starred in the 1917 film version (one of his rare screen appearances) and the film version he later wrote (released in 1935) is perhaps the best known of the seven film versions.

Biggers lived in San Marino, California, and died in a Pasadena, California, hospital after suffering a heart attack in Palm Springs, California.

The Charlie Chan series

* "The House Without a Key" (1925)
* "The Chinese Parrot" (1926)
* "Behind That Curtain" (1928)
* "The Black Camel" (1929)
* "Charlie Chan Carries On" (1930)
* "Keeper of the Keys" (1932)

Other works

* "Seven Keys to Baldpate" (1913)
* "Love Insurance" (1914)
* "Inside the Lines" (1915) (with Robert Welles Ritchie)
* "The Agony Column" (1916) (also published as "Second Floor Mystery")
* "Fifty Candles" (1926)
* "Earl Derr Biggers Tells Ten Stories" (short stories) (1933)

External links

*gutenberg author|id=Earl_Derr_Biggers|name=Earl Derr Biggers
* [http://gutenberg.net.au/plusfifty-a-m.html#biggers Works by Earl Derr Biggers] at [http://gutenberg.net.au Project Gutenberg of Australia]

References

Источник: Earl Derr Biggers

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