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Джеймс Хедли Чейз

Дата рождения: 24. Декабрь 1906
Дата смерти: 6. Февраль 1985

Джеймс Хе́дли Чейз — знаменитый британский писатель, автор 93 детективных романов. Настоящее имя Рене Брабазон Реймонд . Под псевдонимом Raymond Marshall опубликовал 21 роман. Писал также под псевдонимами James L.Dogherty, Ambrose Grant.


„Когда ты сумашедший — это не так мешает. Ужасно, когда ты сходишь с ума.“

„Мужчинам не нравится, если женщины их опережают в чем-либо.“


„Anson looked searchingly at her. His eyes moved over her body. He thought: you meet a woman and she starts a chemical reaction in you. You think there is no one like her in the world, then something happens, and it is finished. She means less to me now than the used plate after a good meal, and how little can that be?“ Tell It to the Birds

„the less you know the less lies you will tell“

„Now women are funny animals. You never know when you are with them - they don’t often know where they are with themselves. It’s no good trying to find out what makes them tick. It just can’t be done. They have more moods than an army of cats with lives, and all you can hope is to spot the mood you’re after when it turns up and step in quick. Hesitate you’re a dead duck, unless you’re one of those guys who like slow approach that might get you somewhere in a week or in a month or even a year.“ You Never Know with Women

„I'll tell you something: I'll always be broke. It's a tradition in the family. My grandfather was a bankrupt. My father was a pauper. My uncle was a miser: he went crazy because he couldn't find any money to mise over.“

„It would be wrong to describe Fennel as courageous as it would be wrong to describe a leopard as courageous. It runs when it can but when cornered turns to be one of the dangerous and vicious of all jungle beasts.

The vulture is a patient bird.
James hadley chase.“

„It’s better to be sick of life than not have a life.“


„What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve about.“

„When a kingdom loses its king, there's always a scramble to grab.“

„rather like a tired ghost after a long and exhausting spell of haunting.“ Lay Her among the Lilies

„impatiently and looked around the room. It wasn’t anything a millionaire’s wife would get excited about. Tony, my“ You're Lonely when You're Dead

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