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The Naked and The Deadly
Narrated by Robert Forster
Written by Lawrence Block
ESL English Listening :: Adult Literacy

“The Naked and the Deadly,” is a classic noir detective story, with private investigator Ed London dealing with treacherous women and lying clients. A blend of suspense, a puzzle and an appropriately cynical first-person narrative voice.

"The dolls, dames, molls etc. are all drop dead gorgeous and obviously duplicitous whilst the men drink and smoke with every second breath, they all live a crooked life and they're all looking for advantage over everyone else. Tawdry and sensational, these story explores the intersection of sex and violence."

"Not a story for the faint of heart or easily offended, but if you like some old fashioned pulp crime fiction, sex and violence, this is a story for you. More fun than a high-speed police chase following a bank job gone bad."

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