Fb2 The Big Sleep ePub
by Raymond Chandler
|Subcategory:||Suspense and Thriller|
|Publisher:||San Val (July 1988)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1695 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1350 kb|
|Digital formats:||doc mobi docx azw|
Other Books By Raymond Chandler. A-a- She tossed her head angrily, and the rich color of it glistened in the rather dim light of the big hall.
Other Books By Raymond Chandler. ONE. It was about eleven o’clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills. I was wearing my powder-blue suit, with dark blue shirt, tie and display handkerchief, black brogues, black wool socks with dark blue clocks on them. You’re making fun of me. Uh-uh. What? Get on with you, I said. You heard me. You didn’t say anything.
However, revisiting The Big Sleep, it is surprising just how much it is indebted to the early work, and just how . Chandler's third novel The High Window is probably the best detective story in this book.
However, revisiting The Big Sleep, it is surprising just how much it is indebted to the early work, and just how much it continues in the vein of the pulps. It is an extremely enjoyable read, and the investigation is more streamlined, and makes more sense, than in the first two books. Pleasantly, the token cop character this time around turns out to be a very reasonable man who tries to work together with Marlowe, a welcome change from the stereotype.
The Big Sleep (1939) 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".
Raymond Chandler created the fast talking, trouble seeking Californian private eye Philip Marlowe for his first great novel The Big Sleep in 1939.
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A most eclectic collection of vintage and contemporary movie art. Bogie x Baby. The Big Sleep dir. The Big Sleep 11 x 17 Movie Poster - Swiss Style D. More information. Sous Chef - In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen. In his new memoir, sous chef Michael Gibney spends 24 hours on the line, capturing the rhythm of a New York restaurant kitchen - from quiet morning prep work to dinner hour in full swing.
Raymond Chandler’s hardboiled debut brings to life the seedy LA underworld – and Philip Marlowe, the archetypal fictional detective, writes Robert McCrum. Enter Philip Marlowe, one of the great characters in the Anglo-American novel, a protagonist to rival and possibly surpass Sherlock Holmes. Marlowe holds the key to the enduring appeal of this novel and the six that followed. In 1951, Chandler told his publisher, It begins to look as though I were tied to this fellow for life. Maybe he should not have been surprised
About Raymond Chandler: Raymond Thornton Chandler was an. .Discover new books on Goodreads. His first novel, The Big Sleep, was published in 1939
About Raymond Chandler: Raymond Thornton Chandler was an American novelist and screenwriter . See if your friends have read any of Raymond Chandler's books. His first novel, The Big Sleep, was published in 1939. In addition to his short stories, Chandler published just seven full novels during his lifetime (though an eighth in progress at his death was completed by Robert B. Parker). All but Playback have been realized into motion pictures, some several times.
The Big Sleep (1939) is a hardboiled crime novel by Raymond Chandler, the first to feature detective Philip Marlowe
The Big Sleep (1939) is a hardboiled crime novel by Raymond Chandler, the first to feature detective Philip Marlowe. The work has been adapted twice into film, once in 1946 and again in 1978. The story is set in Los Angeles, California and is noted for its complexity, with many characters double-crossing one another and many secrets being exposed throughout the narrative. The title is a euphemism for death; it refers to a rumination in the final pages of the book about sleeping the big sleep. In 1999, the book was voted ninety-sixth of Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century