This snippet is from The High Window, the third book in the series, first published in 1942. I'm not sure about page numbers, since I read this one on the Kindle, but it's from around the middle of Chapter 5 (Location 546, if that helps).
From thirty feet away she looked like a lot of class. From ten feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from thirty feet away.Such a wonderfully typical Marlowe line! (A few sentences on, he adds "Her hair was as artificial as a night club lobby.") And a little like Jim Rockford, too. (So sad, losing James Garner this week.)
|An early paperback edition|
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