The House by the Sea Level 3, Paperback Book
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Award-winning original fiction for learners of English.

At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. 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-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 63 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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  • Category: ELT graded readers
  • ISBN: 9780521775786

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The story of a man whose wife disappears. He thinks something bad has happened to her, but everyone else thinks he's crazy. This is a mystery and it's pretty good. It's hard to guess what has really happened until near the end.

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Carl and Linda have a house by the sea. They wont to stay there on the weekend. One day they plan to go there but Linda dosen't appear.I really empathized with Carl. He thought Linda was killed, and I also did. But she isn't. And the saddest story became clear. After reading I really really felt sad. This is my first time to feel like that when I read graded readers. So this book became my special one.

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This story is mystery. Carl Anderson is a businessman and he had been working very hard until his wife was lost. Carl was very worried about her and waited for her at their vacation house,but she didn't come. While Carl was waiting, strange happenings occured one after another. He was very ill and...My heart was beating so fast while I was reading this book. This story is exactly mystery. I couldn't guess this story's end. This is very interesting and thrilling, so I can read this book at one go.