Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler

Farewell, My Lovely

Philip Marlowe #2

Raymond Chandler

fiction crime mystery mysterious medium-paced

292 pages | first published 1940

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Marlowe's about to give up on a completely routine case when he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time to get caught up in a murder that leads to a ring of jewel thieves, another murder, a fortune-teller, a couple more murders, and mor...
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Summary of 1087 reviews

Moods

mysterious 96%
dark 62%
tense 44%
adventurous 40%
funny 25%
challenging 7%
reflective 7%
sad 7%
emotional 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 71%
fast 21%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 75% | A mix: 16% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

No: 90% | N/A: 4% | Yes: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 43% | Yes: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 19% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 22% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.87

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