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faint sneerYou re MarloweI noddedI m a little disappointed he said I rather expected something with dirty fingersCome inside I said and you can be witty sitting downI held the door for him and he strolled past me flicking cigarette ash on the floor with the middle nail of his free hand He sat down He leaned back in his chair with the smile of a bored aristocratAll set I inuired Pulse and respiration normal You wouldn t like a cold towel on your head or anythingThrough Marlowe Chandler introduces us to a host of gangsters crooks con artists thugs goons and their dames who take turns planning threatening and committing violence as if they were flesh and blood members of the weasel patrol from Toontown Here is another bit of dialogue where Marlowe watches from behind a curtain as a shady nightclub manager speaks to his wife after they find his wife s boyfriend shot in the headSilence Then the sound of a blow The woman wailed She was hurt terribly hurt Hurt in the depths of her soul She made it rather goodLook angel Morny snarled Don t feed me the ham I ve been in pictures I m a connoisseur of ham Skip it You re going to tell me how this was done if I have to drag you around the room by your hair Now did you wipe off the gunPhilip Marlowe is not only an incredibly super sharp observer but he is also an intelligent well educated highly ethical man Two cases in point when the name Heathcliff is mentioned he knows the character is from Wuthering Heights and when someone shows him entries in a diary he alludes to the Diary of Samuel Pepys This contrast between the crime and social grime of 1940s Los Angeles and the presence of Philip Marlow gives Chandler s work real abiding depthThere are hundreds of authors some very good who have written detective fiction or crime fiction but what sets Raymond Chandler apart is the polished literary language matching any American author including the likes of F Scott Fitzgerald Ernest Hemingway William Falkner This is the prime reason 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