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The Maltese falcon ; The thin man ; Red harvest

by Dashiell Hammett

  • 143 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Detective and mystery stories, American,
    • Charles, Nick (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Charles, Nora (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Continental Op (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Private investigators -- United States -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesThin man., Red harvest.
      StatementDashiell Hammett ; with an introduction by Robert Polito.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesEveryman"s library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3515.A4347 A6 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6795419M
      ISBN 100375411259
      LC Control Number00065488

      Get this from a library! The Maltese falcon ; The thin man ; Red harvest. [Dashiell Hammett; Robert Polito] -- Three novels involving private detectives and shady characters tackle homicide, treachery, and corruption. In the Maltese falcon, after the death of his partner, San Francisco private eye, Sam Spade.   The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (The Thin Man), and the Continental Op (Red Harvest and The Dain Curse). In addition to the significant influence his novels and stories had on film.

      Five Complete Novels: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, and The Thin Man by Hammett, Dashiell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   In Dashiell Hammett, a former Pinkerton detective, and in this book, his first novel. 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.

      Maltese falcon --The thin man --Red harvest. Series Title: Everyman's library, ; Everyman's library. Other Titles: Thin man. Red harvest. Novels. Maltese falcon ; The thin man ; Red harvest: Responsibility: Dashiell Hammett ; with an introduction by Robert Polito. New York: Everyman's Library/ Knopf, Hefty trilogy of classic novels by Hammett. The hard-boiled detective, etc. Book and jacket very good. New York: Everyman's Library/ Knopf, Hefty trilogy of classic novels by Hammett. Home › The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, Red Harvest. The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, Red Harvest. $


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The novels included in this book are The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man and Red Harvest. My first impression, upon reading the first 50 pages of The Maltese Falcon, the first novel in the collection was that it contained every stereotype you can imagine in a book involving private eyes, bad guys and damsels in distress/5(21).

The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, Red Harvest - Dashiell Hammett 8 August, As Kat says, a tasty mystery novel, indeed, with vivid characters. Nick and Nora are the coolest couple ever. Two, smart, charming people who just happen to be ridiculously wealthy and having a fabulous life in Manhattan, with their dog/5.

The novels included in this book are The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man and Red Harvest. My first impression, upon reading the first 50 pages of The Maltese Falcon, the first novel in the collection was that it contained every stereotype you can imagine in a book involving private eyes, bad guys and damsels in distress/5.

In The Maltese Falcon () he first introduced his famous private eye, Sam Spade. The Thin Man () offered another immortal sleuth, Nick Charles. Red Harvest (), The Dain Curse (), and The Glass Key () are among his most successful novels.

During World War II, Hammett again served as sergeant in the Army, this time for more Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Free download or read online Red Harvest pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in February 1stand was written by Dashiell Hammett.

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.

The Maltese Falcon is a detective novel by American writer Dashiell Hammett, originally serialized in the magazine Black Mask beginning with the September issue.

The story is told entirely in external third-person narrative; there is no description whatever of any character's internal thoughts or feelings, only what they say and do, and how they : Detective fiction.

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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 Casper Gutman, Effie Perine/5. Red Harvest is a classic crime novel that helped established the hard-boiled genre. This is most definitely not a polite, parlor mystery where most of the blood is spilled off of the page. As the title suggests, this book is filled with mayhem and the bodies are falling left and right.

The Continental Op travels to Personville, USA following an invite from the editor of the local newspaper. About The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, Red Harvest. 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.

In The Maltese Falcon () he first introduced his famous private eye, Sam Spade. The Thin Man () offered another immortal sleuth, Nick Charles. Red Harvest (), The Dain Curse (), and The Glass Key () are among his most successful novels/5(K). 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. Although his short writing career included 5 novels, 54 short stories, 18 published collections of short stories and 4 screenplays, his most popular and memorable characters are Sam Spade (The Maltese Falcon), Nick and Nora Charles (The Thin Man), and the Continental Op (Red Harvest and The Dain Curse)Wikipedia.

"The Thin Man" appeared first in "Redbook", the others in "Black Mask". "The Maltese Falcon" () and "The Glass Key" () are flawless. "The Maltese Falcon" features private detective Sam Spade, a irresistible femme fatale, and the ruthless pursuit of an ancient gold by: 2.

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In the Thin man, Nick Charles searches for a wealthy inventor who is the prime suspect in a New York City murder : The Thin Man introduces Nick and Nora Charles, New York's coolest crime-solving couple.

Nick retired from detecting after his wife inherited a tidy sum, but six years later a pretty blonde spies him at a speakeasy and asks for his help finding her. Dashiell Hammett, Five Complete Novels: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, The Thin Man Dashiell Hammett Published by Avenel Books, New York ().

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.

He wrote two full-length novellas for the films that became After the Thin Man and Another Thin Man. The five novels that Hammett published between and are collected inone volume: "Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, "and "The Thin Man." Hammett's Moral Vision George J.

Thompson — Literary Criticism.Download [Maltese Falcon & the Thin Man & Red Harvest] (By: Dashiel Hammett) [published: October, ] and read [Maltese Falcon & the Thin Man & Red Harvest] (By: Dashiel Hammett) [published: October, ] online books in format PDF.

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My first impression, upon reading the first 50 pages of The Maltese Falcon, the first novel in the collection was that it contained every stereotype you can imagine in a book involving private eyes, bad guys and damsels in distress/5(20).