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Images and illustrations for the 'The Big Sleep' book cover.


A key aspect of the design was the use of a transparent red sleeve that would hide the yellow illustrations below.

The concepts of the "sleuth" and the "femme fatale" were key in communicating the key themes of this classic Marlowe novel.

Phillip Marlowe
Femme Fatale
big sleep etch
Sleeping Big
Book cover red sleeve

© Vicente O'Neill 2023

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