The Big Sleep - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

Marlowe returns to Brody's apartment in order to find out more about the books. Brody responds to Marlowe when he explains that he knows who Geiger is, he knows that Brody has all the books, and Marlowe has the list of people who want to rent them. After Brody invites Marlowe into his apartment, he pulls a gun on him. Marlowe is unimpressed by Brody's show of force.

As Brody listens, Marlowe explains that a very powerful mob boss by the name of Eddie Mars is not happy that Geiger's books were taken and he would have no qualms about killing Brody over it. Though Brody pretends to be uninterested, he lowers his gun and listens. Marlowe tells Brody to bring out the woman he knows is hiding behind a curtain. With that, Agnes, the woman who ran Geiger's bookstore, steps out and...

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