The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler (1939)
The Big Sleep is a detective and crime novel written by Raymond Chandler is first published in 1939. First book in the series Philip Marlowe. Novel’s story is set in Los Angeles, California. In 2005 novel is include in 100 best novels of the year. Novel is adapted two times in movies one in 1946 and other is 1978.
Philip Marlowe is a private detector he investigate the blackmail case of young daughter Carmen. She blackmailed by a man name Joe Brody. Writer writes many short story and then he merge all short stories into novels.