Iconic characters like Marlowe, Spenser, and James Bond make up the patchwork of our modern day folklore.
Someone else mimed how Marlowe, portrayed as a right-hand finger, was stabbed, after a struggle, by his left-hand opponent.
This innocuous seeming statement masks a colossal misunderstanding of Chandler and Marlowe, neither of whom had “a good friend.”
Because Marlowe is always the narrator, Chandler never has to tell us what he looks like.
And the best of luck to Mr. Banville and my old friend Marlowe.
Mr. Marlowe had nothing to do with Manderson's business as a financier, knew nothing of it.
Marlowe climbs the peaks in the sun, his bow never off his shoulders.
Marlowe's glance brooded down on the mass of papers piled in the tray of his IN box.
He doubted if ud Klavan could accept the hypothesis that Marlowe did not know he was a spy.
"Marlowe, my people are strangling," the old Dovenilid said.