(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
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Noir