The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

In this classic detective novel, a private investigator is hired by a wealthy family to resolve a blackmail issue involving the younger daughter. As he delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a web of deceit, murder, and organized crime. The detective's investigation is further complicated by his growing attraction to the older daughter, adding a layer of personal involvement to an already complex case. The novel is renowned for its gritty depiction of 1930s Los Angeles and its sharp, witty dialogue.

The 94th greatest book of all time


Published
1939
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
69,000
Original Language
English

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