The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

3.36 (30 ratings by Goodreads)
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This series of readers is aimed at students at 6 levels from elementary to advanced. All stages have exercises for classroom or private use, plus a glossary to help with vocabulary. This intermediate level book is a classic of crime fiction, featuring the detective Philip more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 126 x 192 x 14mm | 99.79g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • black and white illustrations
  • 0194216624
  • 9780194216623

Review Text

A good one in the tough school, in which private detective Marlowe is hired to investigate a blackmailing and finds himself bucking a well-run gang, several murders, and the D A's office. Hard-boiled, fast paced, plenty of action, some sensationalism. Not for conservatives. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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30 ratings
3.36 out of 5 stars
5 17% (5)
4 27% (8)
3 37% (11)
2 17% (5)
1 3% (1)
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