The Big Sleep: A Novel
The iconic first novel from crime fiction master Raymond Chandler, featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye" (Los Angeles Times).
A dying millionaire hires private eye Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, and 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.
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Review: The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe #1)User Review - Tai - Goodreads
I think, to appreciate this book, I need to remember that at one point in time this was a fresh and interesting style of writing. I could barely contain laughter at times, the character interactions ... Read full review
Review: The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe #1)User Review - Woodrow McGee - Goodreads
Easy reading. A good writer, classic of this type. Read full review