The Big Sleep - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

Marlowe attempts to get Carmen and himself out of the door safely but Eddie Mars has other ideas. Eddie tells Marlowe to stay or he will have the two men in the car force Marlowe to stay. Eddie doesn't care if Carmen leaves, so she runs away as fast as she can.

Eddie examines the front room and, as he does, he finds a patch of blood on the carpet. Eddie is surprised by this and he pulls out his pistol but he doesn't point it at Marlowe. Despite the fact that Marlowe knows what happened the night before, he pretends that he doesn't know whose blood it is or how it got there.

Eddie does not know what is going on but he does know that Marlowe must have been there for some reason. Seeing no other way out, Marlowe admits that...

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