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The House by the Sea

3.25  ·  Rating details ·  104 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Cambridge English Readers: Level 3

Carl begins to worry when his wife Linda does not arrive for the weekend at their seaside house in the east of England. When he asks local people whether they have seen her, they appear helpful, but he soon begins to wonder whether they are hiding information from him about his missing wife.
Paperback, 63 pages
Published November 25th 1999 by Cambridge University Press
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Yassmeen Altaif
Jun 20, 2016 rated it it was ok
It's your feelings when you lose something.

The story about Carl looking for his wife Linda.

The beginning of a story is beautiful when it has been identified an old friend begins to tell the story.
But the story is a bit boring.
May 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
So that I never forget how easy it is to lose the things you love.
May 18, 2013 rated it it was ok
The House by the Sea habe ich als Schullektüre für den Englischunterricht gelesen. Die Geschichte wird zu Beginn und zu Ende aus der Perspektive eines anderen Charakters erzählt. Der Hauptteil wird demnach von einer weiteren Person - Carl - erzählt. Trotz der wirklich einfachen Sprache und Wortwahl kann man so die Gefühle gut nachvollziehen, die der verlassene Ehemann durchmacht. Dafür zeigen die anderen Charaktere, außer Mary nicht sonderlich viel Profil, da sie schlicht und einfach zu wenig er ...more
Wakana Honami
Oct 31, 2012 rated it liked it
-cambridge uni. Press, level3
-10/30:60min., 10/31:60min
-woman, buy, house, husband, search, death, mad man
-1.what dou you think if your husband is not kind? The woman in this book made new boyfriend.
A. I also want to have new boyfriend. Living alone is lonely.
2.can you notice if a stranger come into your house?
A.yes, of course. I definitely notice! It is scared.
-This story is mystery. But i don't like mystery and this book because it is unbelievable in the real.
Mad Tom is poor man, but very
Aki Tanaka
Oct 23, 2012 rated it liked it
*book: Cambridge, level 3
*time: 11/17, 100minutes
*summary: woman, husband, new house, newspaper, disappear, looking for, new boyfriend
1.Do you want to live byy the sea?
Yes. I like the sea vey much! However, actually I live in the Chita Peninsula, so I can go to the sea easily whenever I want to.
2. Can you endure if your boyfriend or husband is bad guy?
I can say Yes and No. It is up to him. If he uses violence on me, of course, I cannot endure! I hope my future partner will be good guy
Nanae Sugimoto
Jun 24, 2015 rated it liked it
1. Cambridge lv3
2. 6/22 40 6/23 20 6/24 60 6/25 40 6/26 20 6/30 15 7/1 20 minutes
3. Carl, Linda, Mary, Police, Melissa, John and Tom
4." For a long time after Carl had finished his story I said nothing."
I remembers this story started Carl told his story John. I forgot that! So at first I couldn't understand.
5. I think this story is too difficult for me. I have to read easier. However I excited to read this book.
Mayuko Ono
Jan 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
- Cambridge : level 3
- 120 minutes
- 1/4= 50 minutes 1/5= 60 minutes 1/6= 10
- 7 words; friends- long time- different
- wife- disappear- house- happy
- questions
1 Do you like sea?
Yes,I do. I live near the sea, so I often go
and see the setting sun there.
2 Do you like mountains?
Yes,I do. I like Mt. Fiji is the best!! It's very
beautiful. I want to climb it.

This is an interesting book.

Hideyuki Takahashi
Cambridge university press level 3
5/17 20min 5/18 20min 5/19 20min
lunch time - couple - house - worry - taxi driver - village - dead
How much have you bought most expensive item?
I bought ipod when I was high school student. It was about 20000 yen.
I like this book because the book told me having questions is important every time.
Apr 21, 2014 rated it it was ok
At first it caught me, but the end was lame. So I didn't like the end. But the rest of it was interesting, the author knew how to keep you in suspension.
Farah Abtar
Dec 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
read this book for english class, and suprisingly a very nice story line, and loved the mystery and suspense of this story :)
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