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Who is Phillip Marlowe's client in Trouble Is My Business? What is he hired to do? Why? What misdirection is used in this story and by whom?

How many people are killed in the first of the four stories in this book? Which character is Marlowe accused of killing? How does he manage to avoid arrest? What methods in this period mystify him to some degree? Why does he find them so surprising?

Who is the bad guy in the first story? What is his motivation? How is his involvement unraveled by Marlowe? Who escapes? Why is this escape allowed? What happens to the others involved?

In Finger Man, how many people are set up for murder? Who are they? Why is each one set up, and what causes them to be eliminated or no longer useful as a patsy? Who actually commits the...

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