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I had seen both movies (Bogart & Mitchum) before reading the book. The remake with Robert Mitchum is more true to the book.Published 1 hour ago by D. Copler
Raymond Chandler is one of the best Noir novel author. The Big Sleep is another great book in his small collection of books. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Daniel Lozano
The Big Sleep is the first book by hard-boiled detective-noir pioneer Raymond Chandler. Written in 1939, it's an incredibly complex story driven by smart detective work and a... Read morePublished 10 days ago by John M. Vizcarra
A hundred authors have tried to capture the gritty style of Raymond Chandler. None have ever come close. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Mystbuff
Neat, concise writing. No fillers. Oh Robert Mitchum where are you? I don't know an actor today who could pull this off.Published 16 days ago by Leslie H. Riley
Classic noir fiction. OK, the plot is convoluted and some of the references and dialogue are dated, but it's still a terrific piece of writing. Better than the movie(s) for sure.Published 20 days ago by Ruth Bain
Raymond Chandler was acknowledged to have been the greatest American writer of detective fiction. This is his first novel. The plot is complicated and quite tangled. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Scott L. Schickram