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The Big Sleep

By: Raymond Chandler
Published: 1939
Pages: 231
Total Copies: 9
Genre:  Fiction | Mysteries & Thrillers | Books Made Into Movies | Regional, American West


Description: When a dying millionaire hires detective Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder are just a few of the complications he gets caught up in. “Chandler [writes] like a slumming angel and invest[s] the sun-blinded streets of Los Angelos with a romantic presence.” —Ross Macdonald

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