The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

Author: Dashiell Hammett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781471917684

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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One of the greatest crime novels of the 20th century. 'His name remains one of the most important and recognisable in the crime fiction genre. Hammett set the standard for much of the work that would follow' Independent Sam Spade is hired by the fragrant Miss Wonderley to track down her sister, who has eloped with a louse called Floyd Thursby. But Miss Wonderley is in fact the beautiful and treacherous Brigid O'Shaughnessy, and when Spade's partner Miles Archer is shot while on Thursby's trail, Spade finds himself both hunter and hunted: can he track down the jewel-encrusted bird, a treasure worth killing for, before the Fat Man finds him?
The Maltese Falcon
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Dashiell Hammett
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

One of the greatest crime novels of the 20th century. 'His name remains one of the most important and recognisable in the crime fiction genre. Hammett set the standard for much of the work that would follow' Independent Sam Spade is hired by the fragrant Miss Wonderley to track down
The Maltese Falcon
Language: en
Pages: 644
Authors: Dashiell Hammett
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Everyman Chess

As an operative for Pinkertonâe(tm)s Detective Agency Dashiell Hammett knew about sleuthing from the inside, but his career was cut short by the ruin of his health in World War I. These three celebrated novels are therefore the products of a hard real life, not a literary education. Despite âe"
The novels
Language: en
Pages: 726
Authors: Dashiell Hammett
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher:

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The Dashiell Hammett Omnibus. The Thin Man. The Maltese Falcon. The Glass Key. The Dain Case. Red Harvest & Four Short Stories
Language: en
Pages: 955
Authors: Samuel Dashiell HAMMETT
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1950 - Publisher:

Books about The Dashiell Hammett Omnibus. The Thin Man. The Maltese Falcon. The Glass Key. The Dain Case. Red Harvest & Four Short Stories
Complete Novels
Language: en
Pages: 967
Authors: Dashiell Hammett
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Library of America

The complete novels of Dashiell Hammett--including The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man--are collected here, offering a harrowing, realistic portrait of crime and introducing such memorable characters as Sam Spade.