The Big Sleep - Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 27 Summary

Once Agnes has the money, she explains to Marlowe that she saw Eddie Mars' wife getting some fresh air out on the road amidst the orange groves a mile away from Realito. She was with Joe Brody at the time and the two of them tailed the car until it turned into the lane of a house behind a garage. The garage was run by a man named Art Huck. Once Marlowe has the directions to the house, Agnes drives away, never to be seen by Marlowe again.

After a good, solid dinner, Marlowe drives out to orange country to check out the tip. Unfortunately, when he is nearly there, Marlowe runs over some tacks and they blow out two of his tires. With two of his tires gone and only one spare, Marlowe needs to find a garage.

Marlowe spies a skylight...

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