The Big Sleep - Chapter 30 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 30 Summary

Marlowe sits with Captain Gregory and Gregory observes that Marlowe is in a jam again, since nobody is going to congratulate Marlowe for killing Canino. However, they are not there to talk about Canino or Eddie Mars' wife. Instead, they are there to talk about Rusty Regan.

Gregory admits that he is not exactly the most honest cop, but that he would still like to see Eddie Mars in prison. Gregory does not; however, think that Mars killed Regan. In fact, Gregory is not even sure that Mars had any reason or inclination to kill Regan, so that entire angle is a dead end.

When Marlowe gets up to leave, Gregory asks him if he actually thinks he can find Regan. Marlowe says that he doesn't think he can do it, and he doesn't even want to try.

Marlowe returns home and, as...

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