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The Resource The big sleep, Raymond Chandler ; with an introduction by Ian Rankin

The big sleep, Raymond Chandler ; with an introduction by Ian Rankin

Label
The big sleep
Title
The big sleep
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Chandler ; with an introduction by Ian Rankin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep is the definitive hardboiled detective story and Philip Marlowe the perfect expression of the cynical, world-weary gumshoe
Member of
Summary
One of the classic detective novels that established the genre, The Big Sleep follows Philip Marlowe into an underworld of booze, violence, pornography, and sex, as he searches for the blackmailer of a millionaire's daughter
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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068787
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1888-1959
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chandler, Raymond
Dewey number
813.52
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Popular Penguins
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character)
Target audience
general
Label
The big sleep, Raymond Chandler ; with an introduction by Ian Rankin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c1939
Control code
000043589045
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780141037592
System control number
(OCoLC)241018018
Label
The big sleep, Raymond Chandler ; with an introduction by Ian Rankin
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c1939
Control code
000043589045
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780141037592
System control number
(OCoLC)241018018

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