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The Big Sleep (CD-Audio)

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CD-Audio Published: 24/02/2011
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Fast-talking, trouble-seeking private eye Philip Marlowe is a different kind of detective: a moral man in an amoral world. California in the '40s and '50s is as beautiful as a ripe fruit and rotten to the core, and Marlowe must struggle to retain his integrity amidst the corruption he encounters daily. The Big Sleep finds the world-weary, wisecracking investigator consulted by a wealthy family man with two big problems: his children. Carmen Sternwood has got herself mixed up with a blackmailer, while Vivian has managed to mislay her husband, ex-bootlegger Rusty Regan. Old, ailing General Sternwood hires Marlowe to take care of things - but it's not too long before the bodies start piling up, and Marlowe finds himself knee-deep in trouble... Starring Toby Stephens, this landmark dramatisation retains all the suspense and excitement of Chandler's complex and compelling novel. 2 CDs. 1 hr 26 mins.

Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
ISBN: 9781408427538
Weight: 107 g
Dimensions: 143 x 125 x 11 mm
Edition: Unabridged edition

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“the big sleep”

entertaining, with not one attractive character

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2nd June 2012
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