The Big SleepStudents: Sharon Ostrovsky yPaloma FoulkesDivision: Tercero Segunda, turnomañanaMateria: English
Chapter 1 Philip Marlowe meets the Sternwoods. General Sternwood is a millionaire and has two daughters, Vivian and Carmen. The first is intelligent but cruel and the second is just a selfish and stupid child. General Sternwood wants the detective Marlowe to get a blackmailer off his back. Also he wants to know where is Rusty Regan, the husband of one of his daughters, who disappeared a month ago. And he wants to know who is Mr Arthur Geiger.
Chapter 2 Marlowe went to Geiger’s bookstore, but he wasn’t there. So he waited to Geiger in the store. While he was there he met a man who had a suspicious packet. Then Marlowe followed him and saw that he had pornography in that packet. Geiger’s store was a library of ugly dirt.
The detective watched Geiger’sChapter 3 store. After a while Geiger left his store and Marlowe followed him to the house. There the detective heard a terrible scream and three shots. He entered the house and saw that there had two people, one of them dead. The detective saw Carmen sitting in the chair and Geiger was on his back on the floor. He was dead. Philip found a Geiger’s notebook with a lot of names in it and put it on his pocket. Marlowe took Carmen to Sternwood’s house. Geiger’s body wasn’t there when Marlowe returned in to the house after taking Carmen.
Bernie Ohls call Marlowe to tell him that one of theChapter 4 sternwood’s cars is lying in the sea off Lido Pier and there is a guy in it. He was the Sternwood’s chauffeur, Owen Taylor. Ohls told the detective that Taylor wanted to marry Carmen. Marlowe entered that General Sternwood had paid Joe Brody five thousand dollars to leave Carmen alone. Mrs Regan went to Mr Marlowe’s office. She showed him a photograph of Carmen. She was sitting in Geiger’s chair, in her ear- rings and nothing else. There is a person who blackmailer Vivian. He asked five thousand dollars for tonight. The detective borrowed it from Eddie Mars
Chapter 5 Philip Marlowe went to Geiger’s house to check de garage. There he saw Carmen Sternwood and she was looking for the photograph. The detective asks her who killed Geiger and her answered Joe Brody. Suddenly Eddie Mars appeared in the house and spoke with Marlowe.
Chapter 6 Philip arrived at Joe Brody’s apartment and there he asked where are the photographs. Joe had a gun and her friend Agnes too. Then Carmen appeared there with a gun and pushed into Brody’s face. After some problems Marlowe has all three guns and took the photographs in his pocket.
Chapter 7 When Joe Brody and Marlowe were talking, the detective discovered that Owen Taylor shot Geiger and took the film out of the camera. Brody took the film from Taylor but he didn’t kill him.Suddenly the door-bell rang and Joe opened the door and then there were two shots. Brody dead.Philip saw that the man who kills Brody is the boy from Geiger’s store, Carol Lundgren. Both went to Geiger and Carol’s house and found Geiger’s body in Carol’s room. The detective calls Ohls.
Chapter 8 Eddie Mars called Marlowe and told him that if he wants to know anything about Rusty Regan he has got to ask Eddie. Philip called Mrs Regan and told her that he had the photos.
Chapter 9Gregory told Marlowe that Ragan had disappeared on September 16th. His car was found a few days later, near Mrs Mona Mars’s apartment. She had disappeared, too. Eddie Mars and Mona had separated before she disappeared. Mr Marlowe doesn’t think that Eddie was Regan’s killer. All these things made him think that Rusty Regan has left his rich wife for Mona Mars. Mrs Regan plays roulette at Eddie’s club and she knows him very well. Her husband has run off with Eddie’s wife.The detective went to see Eddie Mars, but he didn’t told him much.
Chapter 10 Marlowe was in Eddie Mars’s club talking with Vivian. In the middle of the conversation they kissed but then she got mad at him because he asked her about Eddie all the time. When the detective came to his house, in his bedroom there was Carmen with no clothing. He asked her to go away.
Chapter 11 Harry Jones, Agnes’s friend, went to the Marlowe’s office to tell Philip a true that he knows. ‘Eddie Mars is Regan’s killer’. The detective didn’t believe him. Jones knows where Eddie’s wife is and that information interested Marlowe. Also Jones told Philip that Lash Canino does jobs for Eddie Mars. He is a killer and one day Joe saw him talking to Regan’s wife.
Chapter 12 Marlowe talked with Agnes by phone and she told him the story. One Sunday Joe and Agnes were driving when they saw Eddie Mars’s wife with Canino in another car. Joe followed the car to a small garage, which is owned by a man called Art Huck, and a house. Mona is in that house said later. Marlowe went to the house and talk with Art Huck and Canino. One of them hit Marlowe.
Chapter 13 There is a woman and nobody else in the house. She was Mona Mars and she helped Marlowe to escaped. She said that Eddie didn’t killed Rusty Regan. She was in love with Eddie. Marlowe got into Canino’s car and shot him four times.
Chapter 14 Mr Marlowe went to General Sternwood’s house and he asked him to found Rusty. Then he saw Carmen and she asked Philip to teach her how to shoot. Marlowe accepts. When he was a few metres from her, she showed and pointed the gun at him. Marlowe walked towards her and the gun fell to the ground.
Chapter 15Carmen is the killer and Vivian knew all the things. Carmen Killed Rusty because she got into his bed and he threw her out of it. That makes her very angry and decides to kill him.