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The Big Sleep|Raymond Chandler

Overview

Chandler's first novel, published in 1939, introduces Philip Marlowe, a 38-year-old P.I. moving through the seamy side of Los Angeles in the 1930s. This classic case includes as characters a paralyzed California millionaire, his two psychotic daughters, plus blackmail, murder, corrupt wealth, secret vices, family scandal, and more.

"Chandler [writes] like a slumming angel and invest[s] the sun-blinded streets of Los Angelos with a romantic presence."
--Ross Macdonald

  • ISBN-13: 9780394758282
  • ISBN-10: 0394758285
  • Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Publish Date: July 1988
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.58 pounds
  • Page Count: 240