The Long Goodbye Author:Raymond Chandler Philip Marlowe knew that Terry's wife, Sylvia Lennox, had millions and an uncontrollable passion for men. — "Did you ever find her with a man in that guest house?" he asked. — Terry shook his head. "I never tried. It wouldn't have been difficult. It never has been." — "Lots of men, huh? But you went back and married her again." — "Hell," said Terry,... more » "she's been married five times, not including me. Any one of them would go back at the crook of her finger. And not just for a million bucks."
That was the night Sylvia was murdered, lying the bed nude as a mermaid.
And though he had seen her only once, Philip Marlowe was thrown in jail on suspicion of murder.« less