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This image features artwork from pulp artist Albert Drake for Exciting Detective Magazine, April, 1942

Flame Noir Find-A-Quote Puzzle No. 2 – FREE!

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!

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Philip Marlowe – American Icon – Smells like Coffee?

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.

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