Perchance to dream Once Raymond Chandler's legendary hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe Faced the Sternwood family... and lived to tell about it. Now the Sternwoods are back. And just as in The Big Sleep, the family is in trouble again. Lovely Vivian's psychotic sister Carmen has disappeared from the sanitarium, and Vivian herself has once again fallen into the clutches of the shady underworld character, Eddie Mars. Enter Philip Marlowe, the original tough-but-tender private eye, resurrected by Robert B. Parker, creator of his own phenomenally popular Spenser mystery series. He saved the Sternwoods once before. The questions: Can he do it again?
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