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Complete Novels

Complete Novels

  • Author: Dashiell Hammett,Steven Marcus
  • Publisher: Library of America
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 967
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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.

Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett, 1921-1960

Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett, 1921-1960

  • Author: Dashiell Hammett
  • Publisher: Counterpoint Press
  • ISBN: 9781582432106
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 650
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A collection of letters--to friends, lovers, family, and colleagues--by the legendary crime writer reveals the man behind the author as he discusses the craft of writing, his personal life, and his literary creations, Sam Spade and Nick and Nora Charles. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Complete Stories, 1884-1891

Complete Stories, 1884-1891

  • Author: Henry James,Jean Strouse
  • Publisher: Library of America
  • ISBN: 9781883011642
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 904
  • View: 3369
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Seventeen stories include "The Aspern Papers," "The Pupil," "The Lesson of the Master," "Brooksmith," "Sir Edmund Orme," "The Liar," and "The Patagonia"

The Big Book of the Continental Op

The Big Book of the Continental Op

  • Author: Dashiell Hammett
  • Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • ISBN: 0525432957
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 752
  • View: 831
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Collects all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring Continental Op, the hardworking private eye with an unyielding personal code.

Crime Stories and Other Writings

Crime Stories and Other Writings

  • Author: Dashiell Hammett
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 934
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A revealing look inside the mind of the one of the great writers of detective fiction includes essays, twenty-four stories, and an early version of "The Thin Man."

Novels

Novels

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher: Library of America
  • ISBN: 9780940450080
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 1272
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Five novels explore the relationship between two rival families, the consequences of adultery, tragic romances, and life in a utopian community

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (Book Analysis)

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

  • Author: Bright Summaries
  • Publisher: BrightSummaries.com
  • ISBN: 2808018444
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 52
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Unlock the more straightforward side of The Maltese Falcon with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett, a riveting detective novel that takes the reader on a fast-paced tour of the criminal underbelly of 1930s San Francisco. It all begins when private detective Sam Spade’s partner is murdered, and his attempts to solve the case and clear his own name lead him into a tangled web of criminal liaisons, all of whom have one thing in common: they are all searching for a mythical artefact known as the Maltese Falcon, and Spade may be the only one with the skills to track it down... The Maltese Falcon is considered a pioneering example of ‘hard-boiled’ detective fiction, and also had a significant influence on the emerging cinematic genre of film noir through the 1941 film adaptation starring Humphrey Bogart. Find out everything you need to know about The Maltese Falcon in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Novels, 1901-1902

Novels, 1901-1902

  • Author: Henry James,Leo Bersani
  • Publisher: Library of America
  • ISBN: 9781931082884
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 713
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Presents two complete novels from Henry James.

Novels, 1896-1899

Novels, 1896-1899

  • Author: Henry James
  • Publisher: Library of America
  • ISBN: 9781931082303
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 1035
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Collects four complete novels of Henry James, depicting murder, jealousy, possessiveness, power, divorce, friendship, and innocence.

Novels and Social Writings

Novels and Social Writings

  • Author: John Griffith London,Jack London,The Library of America
  • Publisher: Library of America
  • ISBN: 9780940450066
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 1192
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London's attitudes toward society, his concern for the down-and-out, and his own struggles to become a writer are detailed in novels and essays