Title Profile & Character Information

The Long Good-Bye

Annotation
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.

Awards
1955  Edgar Awards (Edgar Allan Poe Awards)

Characters
NameMarlowe, Philip
GendersMale
 Male
OccupationsPrivate investigator
 Private investigator
TraitsLoner
Cynic
Loner
Cynic

NameLennox, Terry
GendersMale
 Male
TraitsWorld War II veteran
Alcoholic
Unemployed
World War II veteran
Alcoholic
Unemployed

NameWade, Roger
GendersMale
 Male
OccupationsWriter
 Writer
TraitsAlcoholic
Alcoholic

GenreClassic
Noir
Historical
Mystery
    --Detective, Private
    --Hard boiled
    --Detective, Private
    --Hard boiled
Suspense
Fiction
TopicsMurder investigations
Murder investigations
SettingLos Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California


Series
  Philip Marlowe detective novel
1The Big sleep
2Farewell, my lovely
3The High window
4The Lady in the lake
5The Little sister
6The Long goodbye
7Playback
8Poodle Springs
9Perchance to dream