The Big Sleep

Written By Raymond Chandler
The Big Sleep
  • Publsiher : Aegitas
  • Release : 03 April 2020
  • ISBN : 0369401220
  • Pages : 173 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 130 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Big Sleep written by Raymond Chandler which was release on 03 April 2020, this book published by Aegitas. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 and quot;sleeping the big sleep and quot;. In 1999, the book was voted 96th of Le Monde and 's and quot;100 Books of the Century and quot;. In 2005, it was included in Time magazine and 's and quot;List of the 100 Best Novels and quot;.

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep
  • Author : Raymond Chandler
  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Release Date : 2020-04-03
  • Total pages : 173
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : 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 ...

The Big Sleep Farewell My Lovely

The Big Sleep   Farewell  My Lovely
  • Author : Raymond Chandler
  • Publisher : Modern Library
  • Release Date : 2011-11-16
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : These two classic novels featuring private eye Philip Marlowe made Raymond Chandler's name synonymous with America's hard-boiled school of crime fiction. The Big Sleep was an instant success when first published in 1939. It centers around a paralyzed California millionaire with two psychopathic daughters; he involves Marlowe in a case of ...

Oxford Bookworms Library Stage 4 The Big Sleep

Oxford Bookworms Library  Stage 4  The Big Sleep
  • Author : Raymond Chandler,Rosalie Kerr
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2007-12-20
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : Word count 15,960...

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep
  • Author : David Thomson
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-15
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : The Big Sleep: Marlowe and Vivian practising kissing; General Sternwood shivering in a hothouse full of orchids; a screenplay, co-written by Faulkner, famously mysterious and difficult to solve. Released in 1946, Howard Hawks' adaptation of Raymond Chandler reunited Bogart and Bacall and gave them two of their most famous roles. The ...

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep
  • Author : Raymond Chandler
  • Publisher : Everyman's Library
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : Three early mystery novels--The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely, and The High Window--introduce the world of harboiled 1930s private detective Philip Marlow, in an omnibus edition. 15,000 first printing....

The Big Sleep and Other Novels

The Big Sleep and Other Novels
  • Author : Raymond Chandler
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2000-02-03
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : Raymond Chandler was America's preeminent writer of detective fiction, and this Penguin Modern Classics edition of The Big Sleep and Other Novels collects three of the best novels to feature his hard-drinking, philosophising PI, Philip Marlowe. Raymond Chandler created the fast talking, trouble seeking Californian private eye Philip Marlowe for ...

Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep

Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep
  • Author : David Melling
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2013-01-03
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : Join Douglas on a sleepover in the third Hugless Douglas adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages! Hugless Douglas is very excited about Rabbit's sleepover, but he collects so many friends along the way that soon it's a big squash in Rabbit's small burrow! ...

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep
  • Author : Raymond Chandler
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-11-16
  • Total pages : 346
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : The Big Sleep introduces one of the finest crime detectives in literary history, Philip Marlowe. 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 ...

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep
  • Author : Raymond Chandler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 76
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : With over 60 titles in a variety of genres, including fiction, non-fiction, horror or romance, biographies and big film tie-ins, the Penguin Active Reading series makes learning the English language a pleasurable and rewarding activity....

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep
  • Author : Cornelia Oßwald-Hoffmann
  • Publisher : Verlag Fur Moderne Kunst
  • Release Date : 2021-08-31
  • Total pages : 108
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : THE BIG SLEEP??the exhibition title refers to Raymond Chandler's detective novel and the legendary Film Noir. Sleep and death, pause, standstill, threats, ambiguity, fears?these aspects are virulent and gained astonishing topicality in 2020, as does the participation of many American artists in the exhibition. The Haus der Kunst becomes ...

The Femme Fatale in Raymond Chandler s The Big Sleep

The Femme Fatale in Raymond Chandler s  The Big Sleep
  • Author : Ann-Kathrin Deininger
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2005-02-01
  • Total pages : 11
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 2, University of Bonn, 14 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: According to Janey Place, “the dark lady, the spider woman, the evil seductress who tempts man and brings about his destruction is among the oldest themes of ...

Romance and Paranoia in The Big Sleep 1946

Romance and Paranoia in The Big Sleep  1946
  • Author : Wendy Haslem
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-07-30
  • Total pages : 4
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : Download or read online Romance and Paranoia in The Big Sleep 1946 written by Wendy Haslem, published by which was released on . Get Romance and Paranoia in The Big Sleep 1946 Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Interrupting the Big Sleep

Interrupting the Big Sleep
  • Author : Janice Marriott
  • Publisher : Learning Media Ltd
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : A snake looking for a place to hibernate, and a boy looking for something to do are drawn towards an old cadillac parked in a barn. Suggested level: primary....

The Big Sleep Book

The Big Sleep Book
  • Author : Guido van Genechten
  • Publisher : Clavis Pub
  • Release Date : 2008-11-01
  • Total pages : 20
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : Josh doesn't want to go to bed until the bedtime rituals of different animals are explained to him. On board pages....

The Big Sleep Over

The Big Sleep Over
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0369401220
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Summary : When Clifford is left behind when Emily Elizabeth and her family go away, he has trouble sleeping....