The big sleep

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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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9780394758282
9780865474024
9781400030156
9781597770521
9781408440384
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, American, Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
title_display The big sleep
title_full The Big Sleep, The Big Sleep Philip Marlowe Series, Book 1, The big sleep / Raymond Chandler, The big sleep / by Raymond Chandler ; illustrated with photographs by Lou Stoumen ; with an introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell
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