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The Dain curse, the glass key, and selected stories

Author: Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: London : Everyman, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most popular American writers of the twentieth century, Dashiell Hammett gave us crime fiction stripped down to its most subtle and searing essentials and, at the same time, elevated to literature. The diamond-sharp prose and artfully manipulated intrigue for which he is known are on full display in the four classic short stories and two riveting novels published here in one volume. The Continental Op,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 9781841593074 1841593079 9780307266699 0307266699
OCLC Number: 230987201
Description: xxvii, 633 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The house in Turk Street --
The girl with the silver eyes --
The big knockover --
$106,000 blood money --
The Dain curse --
The glass key.
Responsibility: Dashiell Hammett, introduction by James Ellroy.

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This omnibus edition includes four linked stories - 'The House in Turk Street', 'The Girl with the Silver Eyes', 'The Big Knockover' and '$106,000 Blood Money - featuring the Continental Op,  Read more...

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