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The hunter and other stories

Author: Dashiell Hammett; Richard Layman; Julie M Rivett
Publisher: New York : The Mysterious Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [Book club edition]View all editions and formats
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An anthology of eighteen short stories includes a number of previously unpublished pieces as well as early screen treatments for "On the Make" and "The Kiss-Off."
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Short stories
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dashiell Hammett; Richard Layman; Julie M Rivett
ISBN: 9780802121585 0802121586 9780802121592 0802121594
OCLC Number: 930878015
Description: vi, 291 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Crime. Commentary ; "The hunter" ; "The sign of the potent pills" ; "The diamond wager" ; "Action and the Quiz Kid" --
Men. Commentary ; "Fragments of justice" "A throne for the worm" ; "Magic" ; "Faith" ; "An inch and a half of glory" ; "Nelson Redline" ; "Monk and Johnny Fox" ; "The cure" --
Men and women. Commentary ; "Seven pages" ; "The breech-born" ; "The lovely strangers" ; "Week-end" ; "On the way" --
Screen stories. Commentary ; "The kiss-off" ; "Devil's playground" ; "On the make" --
Appendix, the lost spade. Commentary ; "A knife will cut for anybody" --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett.

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PRAISE FOR "THE HUNTER AND OTHER STORIES" "For aficionados of the genre, the unearthing of new Hammett stories is akin to Christians discovering an epilogue to the New Testament. . . . These stories Read more...

 
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