Dashiell Hammett




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  • Mystery

    Dec-2013

    PERIL PRESS presents: Saucy Stories, October 15 1923 Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, August 1959 IN THE MORGUE aka The Dimple by Dashiell Hammett A generation or so ago, when this story was first published, an author was not permitted to refer i...

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  • Thriller

    Nov-2013

    Dashiell Hammett is best known as both pioneer and master of American hard-boiled detective fiction, but these dozen and a half stories both affirm that reputation and present him in a different light. Along with the full-length screen treatments "On...

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  • Suspense

    Oct-2013

    PERIL PRESS presents: Detective Fiction Weekly, October 19, 1929 THE DIAMOND WAGER by Dashiell Hammett An Amateur Thief Brings Off a Four-Million-Franc Job with an Old Bearskin Coat and a Mugful of Soap Suds 4 Chapters 7600 Words The Bookman, Septe...

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  • Mystery

    May-2013

    Here, for the first time in a deluxe collector’s box, is the most comprehensive edition of the hard-boiled crime fiction of Dashiell Hammett ever published. Complete Novels, the first of two volumes gathered here, presents the five groundbreaking b...

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  • Mystery

    Nov-2012

    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 in 1934, Hammett was commissioned to write stories ...

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  • Suspense

    Apr-2012

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  • Suspense

    Feb-2012

    Description Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is...

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  • Suspense

    Feb-2012

    Peril Press presents: Mystery League Magazine, October 1 1933 NIGHT SHADE by Dashiell Hammett 1200 Words The Black Mask, February 15, 1924 THE NEW RACKET aka THE JUDGE LAUGHED LAST by Dashiell Hammett 2200 Words 1948 The Adventures of Sam Spade S...

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  • Suspense

    Feb-2012

    Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is found as a ...

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  • Mystery

    Feb-2005

    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 imag...

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  • Mystery

    Sep-2001

    In the stories and novellas he wrote for Black Mask and other pulp magazines in the 1920s and 1930s, Dashiell Hammett took the detective story and turned it into a medium for capturing the jarring textures and revved-up cadences of modern American ...

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1999

    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....

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1989

    A young, frightened, foreign woman appears at the door of an isolated house. The man and woman inside take her in. Other strangers appear in pursuit of the girl. Menace is in the air.Originally published in 1933, Hammett's Woman in the Dark shows the...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1972

    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 Op's one enthus...

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1965

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  • in Murderous Schemes

    Mystery

    1960

    When plotting a murder (figuratively speaking), the mystery writer has at hand any number of M.O.s, including such tried and true conventions as the locked room, the unbreakable alibi, the double bluff, and the mistaken identity. Now, in Murderous Sc...

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  • Suspense

    1933

    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...

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  • Suspense

    1929

    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 vio...

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  • Suspense

    1923

    The Continental Op was Hammett's first private eye--the model for Sam Spade and all detective heroes that followed. A fat, cold-eyed operative for the Continental Detective Agency, whose only interest is to do his job, he is an isolated hero in a wor...

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  • Mystery

    Dashiell Hammett is the undisputed master of hardboiled detective fiction, and one of the greatest mystery writers of all time. Originally published in the October 1923 issue of Black Mask, 'Arson Plus' was one of his earliest published tales, and a ...

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  • Horror

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  • Suspense

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  • Suspense

    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...

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  • Suspense

    Dashiell Hammett, the creator of Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon, and The Thin Man, was one of the 20th century’s most influential and entertaining authors. Even so, many of Hammett’s stories—including some of his best—have been out of the reac...

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  • Suspense

    A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade, a slightly shopworn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grafter named Joel Cairo, a fat man name Gutman, and Brigid O€™Shaughnessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyaltie...

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  • Suspense

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