Dashiell Hammett

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The Continental Op

Dashiell Hammett

Short, thick-bodied, mulishly stubborn, and indifferent to pain, Dashiell Hammett's Continetal Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives. In these stories the Op unravels a murder with too many clues, looks for a gi...

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Published: Jul 1989

Vintage Hammett

Dashiell Hammett

Sam Spade, Nick and Nora Charles, The Continental Op. In his novels and stories, Dashiell Hammett created some of the most memorable characters--detectives, dames, and assorted miscreants--in twentieth-century fiction. It is nearly im...

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Published: Jan 2005

Red Harvest

Dashiell Hammett

When the last honest citizen of Poisonville was murdered, the Continental Op stayed on to punish the guilty--even if that meant taking on an entire town. Red Harvest is more than a superb crime novel: it is a classic exploration of co...

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Published: Jul 1989

The Thin Man

Dashiell Hammett

Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve crimes in between wisecracks and martinis.

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Published: Jul 1989

The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett

A murder investigation requires private detective Sam Spade--a man of few words who displays little emotion--to become involved in a dangerous search for a valuable statue, in a seventy-fifth anniversary edition of the classic hard-bo...

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Published: Jul 1989

Nightmare Town: Stories

Dashiell Hammett

The inimitable Sam Spade and the Continental Op take on new cases in a collection of long-unavailable short stories by the author of The Maltese Falcon, in an anthology of mysteries and short fiction that also includes Hammett's first...

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Published: Sep 2000

The Dain Curse

Dashiell Hammett

The Continental Op is assigned the case of the Leggett diamond robbery. While investigating, he becomes acquainted with Gabrielle Dain Leggett--young, rich, a morphine addict, and member of a religious cult. Gabrielle has her own myst...

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Published: Jul 1989

The Glass Key

Dashiell Hammett

Green dice rolled across the green table, struck the rim together, and bounced back. One stopped short holding six white spots in two equal rows uppermost. The other tumbled out to the center of the table and came to rest with a singl...

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Published: Jul 1989

The Big Knockover: Selected Stories a...

Dashiell Hammett

Short, thick-bodied, mulishly stubborn, and indifferent to physical pain, Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives. He is also the hero of most of the nine stories in this volume. The...

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Published: Jul 1989
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