Rear Window has ratings and 38 reviews. Kelly (and the Book Boar) said: Find all of my reviews at: did I not. Rear Window has ratings and 61 reviews. Bev said: This Rear Window collection of stories () by Cornell Woolrich contains stories from and. Cornell Woolrich’s “Rear Window” First-person narrator. Hal Jefferies tells the story of his discovering and solving a murder by watching out his rear window.

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I still did not understand how the murderer figured out who was watching him, and, in general, if he assumed that he was being watched, then why he did not just lower the curtains The Time of Her Life.

Archer and her race to retrieve a winning sweepstake ticket from the woolrich of her dead husband’s suit – the one he is to be buried in. Is he going crazy? Is she in the hospital, out of town, or dead?

Rear Window by Cornell Woolrich

Some peeping Tom sees something and jumps to all sorts of conclusions. First posted on my blog My Reader’s Block.

In addition to the title story, there are an twelve stories, primarily from his best years when his stories appeared in Detective Fiction Weekly, Argosy, and Black Mask among others.


Also, the last bit of corjell and resolution differ, but I appreciated Woolrich’s storytelling. Retrieved from ” https: In the story, the only person the narrator has a close connection with is his black butler.

Truman Capote once said that all literature is gossip. I also didn’t like the main character, since he seemed too arrogant and obnoxious. Overall, a fine collection of short stories with a mix that ranges from straight mystery to dramatic psychological suspense. Stars were coming out. At dindow the trees were cotnell against the copper western sky. Yet I could have constructed a timetable of their comings and goings, their daily habits and activities.

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Suddenly the couple engages in an act that any neighbor might be curious to know and gossip about. My first through and through read of the year, and a very short one at just 47 pages. Drei davon erleben wir aus der Perspektive des Kriminellen und zwei aus der Sicht des Beobachters. Even when she disappears. Lists with This Book.

I can certainly rera why Hitchcock would want to adapt these stories for the screen. Apparently this is one of Woolrich’s more frequently printed stories because I have read it in a few collections. When he gets there, he discovers that one of the contestants is, quite literally, dead on her feet.


The Story Of Who Owns ‘Rear Window’ Mirrors A Cornell Woolrich Tale

Then, later that night, in another motel, we watch that same woman take a shower. Open Preview See a Problem? But when Deputy Traynor arrives at the scene, he just can’t accept that Eleazar Hunt died after reading the book of really bad jokes dropped by the side of his chair.

This film is a favourite of my sister and I. But he turns to see you, his only witness, calling him. Find all of my reviews at: A man in a wheelchair is restricted to movement between his bed and his own rear window. And in Apartment 4 he finds something suspicious going on one day. Archived from the original on It felt like everything was geared towards the big action scene at the denouement and from the off wooltich was sort of obvious what would happen.

Hello it’s Hitchcock we are talking about.

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