Print and play Flame Noir Find-A-Quote No. 2 for free. This installment features a classic example of the gritty but charming humor commonly found in hardboiled detective novels of the 1930s and 40s. From Raymond Chandler’s full-length novel, “Farewell My Lovely” (published 1940), we offer this Philip Marlowe classic: “It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window”. Enjoy!
Flame Noir explores the connection between Raymond Chandler’s classic noir detective Philip Marlowe and coffee with this fun personal opinion piece that includes a summary of the Marlowe character, a list of coffee-related Marlowe quotes, and an extensive “coffee count” of the coffee references made in the original books from the Philip Marlowe series.