The Big Sleep

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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 of the complications he gets caught up in.

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  • Author: Raymond Chandler
  • Series: A Philip Marlowe Novel
  • Publish Date: 1988-07-12
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