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The big sleep

Author: Raymond Chandler
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2008.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Ed. 2008View all editions and formats
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When a dying millionaire hires 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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Philip Marlowe, (Fictitious character); Philip Marlowe, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Chandler
ISBN: 9780141189512 0141189517
OCLC Number: 241018018
Notes: Cover in leather.
Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1939.
Description: 262 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: by Raymond Chandler.

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Presenting the fast talking, trouble seeking Californian private eye Philip Marlowe's entanglement with the Sternwood family - and an attendant cast of colourful underworld figures as the background,  Read more...

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