Download or read book The Big Sleep written by Raymond Chandler and published by Penguin Classics. This book was released on 2011 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Los Angeles PI Philip Marlowe is working for the Sternwood family. Old man Sternwood, crippled and wheelchair-bound, is being given the squeeze by a blackmailer and he wants Marlowe to make the problem go away. But with Sternwood's two wild, devil-may-care daughters prowling LA's seedy backstreets, Marlowe's got his work cut out - and that's before he stumbles over the first corpse . . .