The Big Sleep | Study Guide

Raymond Chandler

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The Big Sleep | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Big Sleep that you may enjoy.

Reading Materials

Chandler, Raymond. "The Simple Art of Murder." The American Literature Archive, 1950.

Durham, Philip. Down These Mean Streets a Man Must Go: Raymond Chandler's Knight. UMI Books on Demand, 1999.

Marling, William. Raymond Chandler. Twayne, 1986.

Mihăieș, Mircea, and Patrick Camillar. The Metaphysics of Detective Marlowe: Style, Vision, Hard-boiled Repartee, Thugs, and Death-dealing Damsels in Raymond Chandler's Novels. Lexington, 2014.

Silver, Alain, and Elizabeth Ward. Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles. Overlook, 1989.

Speir, Jerry. Raymond Chandler. Ungar, 1981.

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