The High Window

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The task is simple: recover the Brasher doubloon, a valuable gold coin stolen from its owner. But the underground world of ancient artifacts that detective Philip Marlow must navigate is anything but simple. How do an angry Pasadena widow, a missing daughter-in-law with a mysterious past, and a rare gold coin worth a small fortune become entangled in a web of murder, rape, blackmail and human exploitation? Marlowe must find out—before he too becomes caught. The High Window is the third of crime-fiction writer Raymond Chandler’s novels to feature hard-boiled Los Angeles detective Philip Marlowe, who first appeared in The Big Sleep and then featured in dozens of Chandler’s short stories and novels. The High Window has been adapted for radio and film (as Time to Kill in 1942 and The Brasher Doubloon in 1947.) HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

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