The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett) - illustrated - (Literary Thoughts Edition)

The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett) - illustrated - (Literary Thoughts Edition)

by Dashiell Hammett, Jacson Keating

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The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett) - illustrated - (Literary Thoughts Edition) by Dashiell Hammett

Literary Thoughts edition presents The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett ------ "The Maltese Falcon" is a 1930 published detective novel by Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961), telling the story of San Francisco based private detective Samuel "Sam" Spade, who gets hired by a beautiful young woman, "Miss Wonderly", to follow a guy named Floyd Thursby. Sam Spade and his partner Miles Archer take the job, but later that night, Archer is found shot to death. A few hours later, Thursby is also killed and Spade is a suspect. Sam Spade finds out, that it is all about the title object, a foot-high black statuette of unknown but substantial value. All books of the Literary Thoughts edition have been transscribed from original prints and edited for better reading experience. Please visit our homepage literarythoughts.com to see our other publications.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783741879555
Publisher: epubli
Publication date: 12/27/2016
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 231
Sales rank: 94,372
File size: 297 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Dashiell Hammett (1894–, 1961, full name: Samuel Dashiell Hammett) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, screenwriter, and political activist.

Date of Birth:

May 27, 1894

Date of Death:

January 10, 1961

Place of Birth:

St. Mary, Maryland

Place of Death:

New York

Education:

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

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