The Long Goodbye
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Marlowe befriends a down on his luck war veteran with the scars to prove it. Then he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, who he's divorced and re-married and who ends up dead. and now Lennox is on the lam and the cops and a crazy gangster are after Marlowe.
The Perfect Chandler Novel
This should be required reading for every high school student interested in writing. Chandler's trademark witty dialogue is matched by plot, character, and heartbreakingly honest storytelling. A masterpiece.