The Assistant Murderer and Other Stories by Dashiell Hammett [NOOK Book]


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The Assistant Murderer and Other Stories by Dashiell Hammett

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THE ASSISTANT MURDERER AND OTHER STORIES contains ten thrilling pulp detective stories by Samuel Dashiell Hammett. One of the most popular writers of his era, Hammett's works appeared widely in detective and noir magazines of the 1920s and early 1930s. This collection is DRM free and includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.

• The Assistant Murder
• Arson Plus
• Who Killed Bob Teal?
• Afraid of a Gun
• Bodies Piled Up
• Death on Pine Street
• Mike, Alec, or Rufus
• Night Shots
• Nightmare Town
• One Hour
• Ruffian’s Wife
• The Man Who Killed Dan Odoms
• The Second-Story Angel
• The Tenth Clew
• Zigzags of Treachery
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014572712
  • Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/24/2012
  • Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 109,179
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) is best known for his creation of the hard-boiled detective Sam Spade (THE MALTESE FALCON) and Nick and Nora Charles (THE THIN MAN). Although regarded as one of the finest detective writers of all time, Hammett wrote his last novel in 1934 and devoted much of the rest of his life in support of leftist causes. During the 1950s, he was investigated by HUAC, refused to co-operate, and was blacklisted.
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