Il grande sonno

Il grande sonno

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Il grande sonno by Raymond Chandler

“Cosa importa dove si giace quando si è morti? In fondo a uno stagno melmoso o in un mausoleo di marmo alla sommità di una collina? Si è morti, si dorme il grande sonno e ce ne si fotte di certe miserie. L’acqua putrida e il petrolio sono come il vento e l’aria per noi. Si dorme il grande sonno senza preoccuparsi di essere morti male, di essere caduti nel letame. Quanto a me, ne condividevo una parte pure io, di quel letame, ora.” Il primo romanzo in cui compare l’investigatore Philip Marlowe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788858823699
Publisher: Feltrinelli Editore
Publication date: 11/20/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Nobody but Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) could have created a private eye hero as cool as Philip Marlowe, but writers have been trying ever since the author's precedent-setting crime novels were published. Chandler wrote seven complete novels during his lifetime, with his first novel, The Big Sleep, debuting in 1939. Three of his novels are considered major literary works outside of the crime fiction genre: Farewell, My Lovely, The Little Sister, and The Long Goodbye. All but one of his novels were turned into movies, some several times.

Date of Birth:

July 23, 1888

Date of Death:

March 26, 1959

Place of Birth:

Chicago Illinois

Place of Death:

La Jolla, California


Educated in England, France, and Germany

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