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Book Information: Big Sleep, the

Big Sleep, the (1939) [Novel]
by Raymond Chandler Rating: Weighted - 8.1 / Average - 8.1 of 10 (22 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Philip Marlowe

Summary (From the publisher):

From the publisher
When the oil millionaire General Sternwood finds out his daughter is being blackmailed over some compromising photographs, he hires Philip Marlowe, a street-wise detective with his own sense of honor. But finding the blackmailer turns out to be just the start. Before long two men are dead and Marlowe himself is in desperate danger.

Original title: The Big Sleep
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesNoir

Edition #1: Big Sleep, the

Big Sleep, the (1939)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Chandler seems to have created the culminating American hero: washed up, hopeful, thoughtful, adventurous, sentimental, cynical and rebellious." Robert B. Parker, The New York Times Book Review
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Big Sleep, the (1939)

ISBN: 0394758285

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