The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

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by Hammett
     
 

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Sam Spade- the toughest man you'll meet in any novel. His most treacherous, emotional, deadly case- The Maltese Falcon. Never has there been a more intriguing, captivating story of crime, obsession, and murder. Dashiell Hammett's masterpiece novel inspired countless readers, a classic movie, and numerous imitators. But here is the original, in a beautifulSee more details below

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Sam Spade- the toughest man you'll meet in any novel. His most treacherous, emotional, deadly case- The Maltese Falcon. Never has there been a more intriguing, captivating story of crime, obsession, and murder. Dashiell Hammett's masterpiece novel inspired countless readers, a classic movie, and numerous imitators. But here is the original, in a beautiful hardcover edition, ready to take its place in your collection as one of the best. With a new foreword by Robert Crais, this novel is alive with electricity- filled with suspense and action that will make your heart ache, shudder and skip a beat or two. Whether you've only seen the movie, or haven't owned a copy of this definitive book, the true art of Hammett's novel can only be seen through the reading. Sam Spade might have put it this way- "When you're told to buy this book, you'll buy it and like it." But don't let that scare you. Too much.

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ISBN-13:
9780865471573
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
04/01/1987
Pages:
352

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