Lou Stoumen

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The Big Sleep
by Lou Stoumen
Publisher's Description
Lou Stoumen's directed photographs illustrate Raymond Chandler's novel about the world of detective Philip Marlowe.
Amazon.com Review
"His thin, claw-like hands were folded loosely on the rug, purple-nailed. A few locks of dry white hair clung to his scalp, like wild flowers fighting for life on a bare rock." Published in 1939, when Raymond Chandler was 50, this is the first of the Philip Marlowe novels. Its bursts of sex, violence, and explosively direct prose changed detective fiction forever. "She was trouble. She was tall and rangy and strong-looking. Her hair was black and wiry and parted in the middle. She had a good mouth and a good chin. There was a sulky droop to her lips and the lower lip was full."
ISBN: 0865474028
Publisher: North Point Pr
Hardcover : 249 pages
Language: English
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