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  • The Maltese Falconby Dashiell Hammett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00

    The Boston Globe ? The Maltese Falcon is not only probably the best detective story we have ever read, it is an exceedingly well written novel.? ? The Times Literary Supplement (London) ?Hammett?s prose [is] clean and entirely unique. His characters [are] as sharply and economically defined as any in American fiction.? ? The New York Times ... more...

  • The Maltese Falconby Dashiell Hammett

    McClelland & Stewart 2015; US$ 1.99 US$ 1.49

    One of the most influential mystery novels ever written, and the only one to star the legendary and iconic Sam Spade.   When Spade?s partner is killed on what appears to be a routine case, Spade is drawn into the search for a mysterious, valuable object known as the Maltese Falcon, and must contend with the eclectic criminals looking for it, any... more...

  • The Thin Manby Dashiell Hammett

    McClelland & Stewart 2015; US$ 1.99 US$ 1.49

    The Thin Man stars Nick Charles, a retired private detective, and his wife Nora, who get sucked into investigating a murder case, and have to navigate the complicated Wynant family, along with cops and criminals, and bring their best to the table in order to solve the crime. It was Dashiell Hammett?s last novel, though its 1934 film adaptation did... more...

  • Nightmare Townby Dashiell Hammett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 15.95 US$ 11.99

    Twenty long-unavailable stories by Dashiell Hammett, the author of The Maltese Falcon and the incomparable master of detective fiction. In the title story, a man on a bender enters a small town and ends up unraveling the dark mystery at its heart. A woman confronts the brutal truth about her husband in the chilling story "Ruffian's Wife." "His Brother's... more...

  • Vintage Hammettby Dashiell Hammett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 9.95

    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 impossible to imagine modern American literature without Hammett. Vintage Hammett features episodes from Red Harvest... more...

  • The Thin Manby Dashiell Hammett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95

    Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Red Harvestby Dashiell Hammett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95

    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 corruption and violence in the American grain. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The Dain Curseby Dashiell Hammett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00

    The Continental Op is a short, squat, and utterly unsentimental tank of a private detective. Miss Gabrielle Dain Leggett is young, wealthy, and a devotee of morphine and religious cults. She has an unfortunate effect on the people around her: they have a habit of dying violently. Is Gabrielle the victim of a family curse? Or is the truth about her... more...

  • The Glass Keyby Dashiell Hammett

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him? Dashiell Hammett's tour... more...

  • Red Harvestby Dashiell Hammett

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 1.99

    Filled with gangsters, cops on the take, and a kingpin desperate to reclaim his territory, Personville teeters on the brink of an all-out gang war. Enter the Continental Op, called in to town by Donald Willsson, who is taken out by a hit before briefing the Op on the case. Pitting faction against faction, and with a target on his own back, the Continental... more...