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3 edition of The Dashiell Hammett omnibus. found in the catalog.

The Dashiell Hammett omnibus.

Dashiell Hammett

The Dashiell Hammett omnibus.

by Dashiell Hammett

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Published by Cassell .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Contents, The thin man.-The Maltese falcon.-The glass key.-The Dain curse.-Red harvest.-Four short stories.

SeriesCrime connoisseur books series
The Physical Object
Pagination955p.,21cm
Number of Pages955
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18852715M

An elegant figure with a real background as a private eye, Hammett pioneered hard-boiled fiction with his plain-spoken dialogue and classic characters such as Sam Spade, Nick Charles, and the Continental Op. Opening the door for a slew of imitators, Hammett left an indelible mark with a .   Published in book form in it is apparently based on Hammett’s own experiences working as a Pinkerton. In Red Harvest I get to meet The Continental Op for the first time. He is the unnamed narrator of the story and works for The Continental Detective Agency, based out of San Francisco.

With his diamond-sharp prose and artfully handled intrigue, Dashiell Hammett virtually invented hard-boiled crime fiction. This omnibus edition includes four linked stories - 'The House in Turk Street', 'The Girl with the Silver Eyes', 'The Big Knockover' and '$, Blood Money - featuring the Continental Op, Hammett's anonymous tough-guy detective/5(9). DASHIELL HAMMETT (), is the unquestioned master of detective-story fiction in America, and is universally recognized as a literary pioneer of the highest distinction. Among his many works of noir fiction are Red Harvest (), The Dain C.

The Maltese Falcon, author Dashiell Hammett’s third novel, set the standard by which all subsequent detective fiction would be judged. Set in San Francisco in the late s, the novel introduces us to private detective Sam Spade, who characterizes the archetype of the hard-boiled detective in his dead-pan pursuit of the recovery of a black figurine. Hammett, Dashiell; Dashiell Hammett Omnibus. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.


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Dashiell Hammett, Writer: The Maltese Falcon. Dashiell Hammett was bornin St. Mary's County, Maryland, to Richard Hammett and Mary Bond.

He joined the Baltimore branch of the Pinkerton Detective Agency in He enlisted in the US Army's Ambulance Corps in June and was posted to a camp 20 miles from Baltimore, where he caught the flu, which developed into tuberculosis.

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Mary's County, Maryland inDashiell Hammett published hard-boiled short stories and novelettes before writing his first novel, Red Harvest (), which TIME magazine called one Born:.

Thanks to Eddie Duggan and Jiro Kimura for their help. See also The Lazy Gink's Guide to a Complete Hammett Collection for the easiest way to get your hands on all the stories. Books. Red Harvest (Knopf, ) (Op) ; The Dain Curse (Knopf, ) (Op) ; The Maltese Falcon (Knopf, ) ; The Glass Key (Knopf, ) ; Creeps By Night (a.k.a.

Modern Tales of Horror) (editor) (Day, ).Details about DASHIELL HAMMETT'S MYSTERY OMNIBUS The Maltese Falcon/The Glass Key 1st Ed DASHIELL HAMMETT'S MYSTERY OMNIBUS The Maltese Falcon/The Glass Key 1st Ed The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett Book The Fast Free Shipping.

$ Free shipping. A Study Guide for Dashiell Hammett's "The Maltese Falcon", Like New Used Seller Rating: % positive.PRAISE FOR RETURN OF THE THIN MAN "This first unabridged appearance of two Nick and Nora Charles 'novellas' by Hammett should be an occasion for delight, and it is." —The Wall Street Journal "Read Return of the Thin Man and rediscover why Dashiell Hammett was the peerless master of crime fiction in all its dark and bloody glory." —New York Journal of Books/5().