The Big Sleep
  • Author : Raymond Chandler
  • Release Date : 03 April 2020
  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 173
  • ISBN 13 : 9780369401229
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Download or read book entitled The Big Sleep written by Raymond Chandler and published by Aegitas online. This book was released on 03 April 2020 with total pages 173. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Big Sleep and (1939 and ) is a hardboiled crime novel by Raymond Chandler, the first to feature the detective Philip Marlowe. It has been adapted for film twice, in 1946 and again in 1978. The story is set in Los Angeles. The story is noted for its complexity, with characters double-crossing one another and secrets being exposed throughout the narrative. The title is a euphemism for death; the final pages of the book refer to a rumination about "sleeping the big sleep". In 1999, the book was voted 96th of Le Monde and 's "100 Books of the Century". In 2005, it was included in Time magazine and 's "List of the 100 Best Novels".