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The Big Sleep introduces one of the finest crime detectives in literary history, Philip Marlowe. Called to the home of dying millionaire General Sternwood to investigate the blackmailing of Sternwood’ s daughter, Marlowe quickly finds there is more to the story than just blackmail. The Big Sleep has been adapted twice onto the big screen (1946 and 1978) and was included in “ TIME’ s List of the...
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is a great story with a beautiful use of the written language, and drama to keep the story moving and the reader's attention captured.
Oct 14th, 2019
ah, noir!!! So much fun!!
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I really liked this book, it kept me guessing most of the way through!
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66th on Top 100 Books by Newsweek