The Long Goodbye - Chapters 6 through 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6 through 10 Summary

Marlowe arrives home to find two officers at his house, Green and Dayton. They tell him they found him because his phone number was written on a pad at Terry's house. They question him but he skirts their questions with questions of his own. He learns that Sylvia is dead, bludgeoned to death with a statuette of a monkey in the guesthouse. Marlowe tells the two that the law says he doesn't have to answer their questions. They call their captain who says to arrest Marlowe. Marlowe says the cops don't check his house, which means they didn't find the keys to Terry's car. The plan had been for Marlowe to move it to a storage place later but "hoodlums" stole it during the night, moved it to Mexico and forged new papers for it - meaning the police never located...

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