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The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep


by Raymond Chandler

The Big Sleep: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. Who was Marlowe talking about when he said he would “sooner or later have to climb up there and help him”? -> The knight in the stained-glass panel
2. “She called me a filthy name. I didn’t mind that.” Who called Marlowe a filthy name? -> Carmen
3. Who describes Vivian as “spoiled, exacting, smart, and quite ruthless”? -> Vivian herself
4. “I was playing for time. Just for time. I played the wrong way, of course.” What is Vivian talking about? -> Why she covered up Rusty’s death
5. Who is Marlowe describing when he says, “Once outside the law you’re all the way outside”? -> Eddie Mars