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  • Paperback
  • 213
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Dashiell Hammett
  • English
  • 11 January 2019
  • 9780752865331

10 thoughts on “The Maltese Falcon

  1. says:

    Sam Spade doesn’t need to go looking for trouble trouble finds him I found an interesting hardbound version of this novel at a used bookstore and I couldn’t resist it Dashiell Hammett wrote this story originally as a serial in the magazine Black Mask It was eventually published as a novel in 1930 Dashiell Hammett was a major influence on

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    Look out folkshere comes GREATNESS “When you’re slapped you’ll take it and like it” image error

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    My top ten reasons why this Dashiell Hammett is one of the greatest crime novels ever written1 The Voice – Tough Crisp hardboiled – the story isn’t told in first person but certainly has the feel of first person since we are so close to Sam Spade it’s as if we’re peering over the detective’s shoulder from first to last page2 The City – The buildings and streets in San Francisco have such a tangible presence

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    Born in 1894 and serving as a sergeant in World War I Dashiell Hammett used his experiences to become one of the premier detective writers of the first half of the twentieth century Set in Depression Era San Francisco and introducing the world to Samuel Spade Hammett's The Maltese Falcon became a detective story that many in the gen

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    I enjoyed Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon I’d seen the movie; however this was my first read of Hammett’s iconic detective story There’s a lot of story to unravel the history of the Maltese Falcon statue being the mos

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    2012 re readSam Spade's partner is murdered and Sam is determined to find his killer But what does Miles Archer's murder have to do with the client he was working for or the mysterious Maltese Falcon?What can I say about one of the Big Two pulp detective novels the other being The Big Sleep? Well let's seeThe Maltese Falcon embodies a lot of what made pulp detective fiction great leading to hordes of imitators You've got the wise

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    Sam Spade a cynical tough yet honest San Francisco private eye is having a good day Miss Wonderly later Leblanc and still later Brigid O'Shaughnessy what's in a name a rose by any other name would be confusing comes into his office All sophisticated charm and beauty so she lies a little who doesn't important gives Sam and his disliked partner Miles Archer 200 for a job they could use some cash like most people during har

  8. says:

    Everything seemed separated for the first sixty pages with no connection whatsoever But the story was full of suspense and unfolded with many surprises after that The plot was very captivating and seemed very realistic The main thread is 'Maltese Falcon' I'm not going to tell you what it is as it would be a spoiler and I hate to give spoilers around which everything revolves Its a good read and keeps you guessing till t

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    The Maltese Falcon Dashiell HammettThe Maltese Falcon is a 1930 detective novel by American writer Dashiell Hammett originally serialized in the magazine Black Mask beginning with the September 1929 issue ‘Sam’ Spade is a private detective in San Francisco in partnership with Miles Archer The beautiful Miss Wonderly hires them to follow Floyd Thursby who has run off with her sister Archer takes the first stint but i

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    Welcome to Spade and Archer detective agency One day a gorgeous woman came in asking to help tracking her sister who ran away with a bad guy The down payment was good so the detectives took the case no uestions asked As the direct result one of the detectives Sam Spade got to experience all of the traditional noir fun while readers follow ever twisting plot I said it countless times before and I will say it again Sam Spade is t

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The Maltese Falcon

Ade finds himself both hunter and hunted can he track down the jewel encrusted bird a treasure worth killing for before the Fat Man finds h. Sam Spade a cynical tough yet honest San Francisco private eye is having a good day Miss Wonderly later Leblanc and still later Brigid O Shaughnessy what s in a name a rose by any other name would be confusing comes into his office All sophisticated charm and beauty so she lies a little who doesn t important gives Sam and his disliked partner Miles Archer 200 for a job they could use some cash like most people during hard times Miss WonLeb O Shaughnessy her name slips from one to the other no big deal this happens often in the sleazy business recites a dubious story of a runaway younger sister accompanie

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Ley is in fact the beautiful and treacherous Brigid O'Shaughnessy and when Spade's partner Miles Archer is shot while on Thursby's trail Sp. I enjoyed Dashiell Hammett s The Maltese Falcon I d seen the movie however this was my first read of Hammett s iconic detective story There s a lot of story to unravel the history of the Maltese Falcon statue being the most prominent here and lots of characters with their own motivations and shifting allegiances Hammett s novel also introduces the no nonsense detective Sam Spade As such it is one of the precursors of hardboiled detective fiction often associated with noir fiction I d often linked Hammett to Raymond Chandler and works such as The Big Sleep which introduced the detective Philip M

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Sam Spade is hired by the fragrant Miss Wonderley to track down her sister who has eloped with a louse called Floyd Thursby But Miss Wonder. Sam Spade doesn t need to go looking for trouble trouble finds him I found an interesting hardbound version of this novel at a used bookstore and I couldn t resist it Dashiell Hammett wrote this story originally as a serial in the magazine Black Mask It was eventually published as a novel in 1930 Dashiell Hammett was a major influence on the establishment of hard boiled detective fiction and through film adaptations of his stories film noir Humphrey Bogart played Sam Spade in the most famous adaptation of The Maltese Falcon in 1941 I had seen the film long ago and I remember enjoying it but to


About the Author: Dashiell Hammett

Also wrote as Peter Collinson Daghull Hammett Samuel Dashiell Mary Jane HammettSamuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author of hardboiled detective novels and short stories Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade The Maltese Falcon Nick and Nora Charles The Thin Man and the Continental Op Red Harvest and The Dain Curse In addition to the significant influence his nove