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The maltese falcon ; The thin man ; Red Harvest Book
Book | Alfred A. Knopf, New York: c2000.

  • 2 of 2 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
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The three classic novels published here in one volume are rich with the crisp prose, subtle characters, and intricate plots that made Dashiell Hammett one of the most admired writers of the twentieth century. A one-time detective and a master of deft understatement, Hammett virtually invented the hard-boiled crime novel. In The Maltese Falcon, Sam Spade, a private eye with his own solitary code of ethics, tangles with a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. The Thin Man introduces Hammett’s wittiest creations, Nick and Nora Charles, who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. And in Red Harvest, Hammett’s anonymous tough-guy detective, the Continental Op, takes on the entire town of Poisonville in a deadly war against corruption.

  • ISBN: 9780375411250 (hc)
  • Physical Description: xliii, 644 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, c2000.
  • General Note:
    Top 100 novel
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    The Maltese falcon -- The thin man -- Red harvest

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