ISBN-13: 9781408427538 / Compact Disc / 2011 / 2 str.
Fast-talking, trouble-seeking private eye Philip Marlowe is a different kind of detective: a moral man in an amoral world. California in the 1940s and 1950s is as beautiful as a ripe fruit and rotten to the core, and Marlowe must struggle to retain his integrity amidst the corruption he encounters daily. "The Big Sleep" finds the world-weary, wisecracking investigator consulted by a wealthy family man with two big problems: his children. Carmen Sternwood has got herself mixed up with a blackmailer, while Vivian has managed to mislay her husband, ex-bootlegger Rusty Regan. Old, ailing General Sternwood hires Marlowe to take care of things but it s not too long before the bodies start piling up, and Marlowe finds himself knee-deep in trouble. . . Starring Toby Stephens, this landmark dramatization retains all the suspense and excitement of Chandler s complex and compelling novel.
2 CDs. 1 hr 26 mins."