The High Window - Chapters 15-17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 15-17 Summary

Marlowe is at home in Chapter 15, working through chess problems and having a drink when Lt. Breeze knocks at his door along with another detective named Spangler. They walk into Marlowe's apartment uninvited and take a seat while Marlowe sarcastically offers them a drink. Breeze explains they still expect Marlowe to tell them everything he knows about the Phillips case, but Marlowe resents being pressured and says so.

Breeze tries to put him at ease and asks to use his phone. He dials and gives his name and Marlowe's phone number to someone on the line, then hangs up. Breeze has checked on Marlowe with some cops he knows, he tells him. He doesn't think Marlowe is a murderer, he says, but he thinks he knows more than he is telling.

the phone rings and Marlowe looks at the cops, who...

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