The High Window - Chapters 33-36 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 33-36 Summary

In Chapters 33 and 34, Marlowe sits down with a nervous Leslie Murdock and explains everything he has figured out. He knows Leslie didn't take the doubloon to give to Morny, he took it to give to Vannier, who had a scheme with Teager to make a counterfeit and try to sell it. They hired Phillips to approach Morningstar with the coin to see if it would pass. Morningstar recognized the counterfeit as the Brasher Doubloon, which complicated matters and threatened to uncover the scheme. Phillips got scared and sent the counterfeit coin to Marlowe, and when Vannier came after the coin he killed Phillips when he claimed not to have it. Vannier next went to Morningstar looking for the coin. When Morningstar didn't have it Vannier killed him, too. The only other person who knew about the plot was him, Marlowe explains...

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