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The novels of Dashiell Hammett.

Dashiell Hammett

The novels of Dashiell Hammett.

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRed harvest., The Dain curse., The Maltese falcon., The glass key., The thin man.
The Physical Object
Pagination726 p. ;
Number of Pages726
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17722230M


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Samuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author of Hard Boiled Detective fiction. He can even be considered a pioneer in the genre as it has influenced many in the genre especially writers like Raymond Chandler.

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Dashiell Hammett was a crime writer who elevated the genre to true literature, and The Thin Man was Hammett’s last—and most successful—novel. Following the enormous success of The Thin Man movie inHammett was commissioned to write stories for additional films.

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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.

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Analysis of Dashiell Hammett’s Novels By Nasrullah Mambrol on June 3, • (1). Unlike most of their predecessors in the genre, Dashiell Hammett’s detectives live and work, as did Hammett himself, in a world populated with actual criminals who violate the law for tangible personal gain.

The most of the first, and probably the greatest (Chandler is the only contender) in the genre he created— this one volume collection contains The Thin Nan, Red Harvest. The Dain Curse, and his insuperable The Glass Key and The Maltese Falcon.

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About the Author: Dashiell Samuel Hammett was born in St. Mary’s County. He grew up in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Hammett left school at the age of fourteen and held several kinds of jobs thereafter—messenger boy, newsboy, clerk, operator, and stevedore, finally becoming an operative for Pinkerton’s Detective Range: $ - $ Dashiell Hammett may be better known today as a character himself than as a creator of fictional private detectives.

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The dust jacket is missing. Free download or read online The Glass Key pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Dashiell Hammett.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this mystery, fiction story are Ned Beaumont, Paul Madvig.4/5.

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Though less famous than The Maltese Falcon or The Thin Man, which both have the advantage of their pitch-perfect movie adaptations, this tale of omnidirectional treachery is the man at his deadly best.

(For the record, there is a movie of this book, too. Dashiell Hammett was one of the few writers the great Raymond Chandler said he admired, and this collection makes it clear why.

Hammett's plots are thick with the psychology of his characters, yet his writing is still spare and punchy, each sentence taut and well-considered/5(83). Samuel Dashiell Hammett (; – Janu ) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories. He was also a screenwriter and political activist.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in ebook format. The main characters of this mystery, fiction story are The Continental Op.4/5.

Although Hammett lived untilThe Thin Man was his last published novel. Lillian Hellman, in an introduction to a compilation of Hammett's five novels, contemplated several explanations for Hammett's retirement as a novelist, I have been asked many times over the years why he did not write another novel after The Thin Man.

I do not : Dashiell Hammett. There are many reasons why Dashiell Hammett’s detective novel is such a classic. Reading group: Why The Maltese Falcon is built to last There is a value system in the book, a sense of.

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Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The dust jacket is missing. In the stories and novellas he wrote for Black Mask and other pulp magazines in the s and s, Dashiell Hammett took the detective story and turned it into a medium for capturing the jarring textures and revved-up cadences of modern American life.

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Knopf, Inc.,] -- This volume contains five of Hammett's novels, four of which were transformed into motion pictures. His stories of unmatched suspense are exciting and well plotted and portray the corruptions in.

Dashiell Hammett's strangest and most personal work - 'Great crime fiction started with Hammett' James Ellroy. Ned Beaumont is a tall, thin, moustache-wearing, TB-ridden, drinking, gambling, hanger-on to the political boss of a corrupt Eastern city.

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Sign up. Dashiell Hammett wrote fiction for only 12 years, but in addition to four novels he produced hundreds of short stories for pulp magazines such as Black Mask and mainstream periodicals like Collier's and The American.

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