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Farewell, My Lovely Summary
Raymond Chandler

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Farewell, My Lovely Summary

Plot Summary

Farewell, My Lovely is the story of private detective Philip Marlowe. The novel follows Marlowe's movements in and around Bay City, a fictional town in California not far from Los Angeles. Marlowe, a former investigator for the District Attorney's office, is a loner whose business is slow at the moment. Early in the narrative, Moose Malloy kills Mr. Sam Montgomery, current owner of Florian's night club. Philip Marlowe happens to be in the next room. Moose, who has been looking for his old girlfriend Velma, escapes and Marlowe agrees to help the police bring him to justice. Marlowe then goes poking around Jessie Florian's place. Jessie's deceased husband Mike owned Florian's when the neighborhood was predominantly white.

Later, Marlowe accompanies Lindsay Marriott to a money-for-jewelry exchange after Marriott's lady friend's jade necklace is stolen. Subsequently, Marriott is killed and the money disappears. Moments after Marriott is murdered, Marlowe...

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