The Big Sleep - Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19 Summary

Marlowe arrives at his home to find two thugs waiting for him. The two men want to take Marlowe in to see Eddie Mars but Marlowe shrugs them off and angrily tells them to return without him.

Taking the opportunity to relax, Marlowe tries to sits down with a nice, stiff drink but his phone rings. Eddie Mars is on the other end and he wants to know whether Marlowe kept his name out of the investigation. Of course, Marlowe is prickly enough to make Mars sweat for a bit, but he eventually admits that he did not mention Eddie's name.

Satisfied with this, Mars asks if Marlowe is looking for Rusty Regan. Of course, Marlowe says that he is not, but Mars is not entirely convinced. Mars invites Marlowe to his house tomorrow in order to give him a hint about where...

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