The Big Sleep - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Marlowe sits in his car watching the rain pour down on the streets as he waits for Geiger to show up. As he waits, Marlowe watches a high-class crowd of men and women in expensive cars drive up to the store and walk out with brown parcels. Then, at four o'clock, Geiger finally arrives and, after another hour, he leaves again.

Marlowe follows Geiger's car and tails him until they arrives at his Geiger's house. In order to watch the place, Marlowe parks his car at the top of a hill that overlooks Geiger's house. Although Marlowe does not know what, exactly, he is waiting for; he has a feeling that whatever happens will be interesting.

Eventually, a nice Packard pulls into the driveway and a woman enters the house. Marlowe wants to know who this woman is, so he sneaks into the...

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