10 Great Crime Books That Made Great Films

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Goodfellas (Bloomsbury Film Classics)
1.  Goodfellas (Bloomsbury Film Classics) by Nicholas Pileggi
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  "Fascinating"
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The Maltese Falcon (CRIME MASTERWORKS)
2.  The Maltese Falcon (CRIME MASTERWORKS) by Dashiell Hammett
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  "A classic"
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Rum Punch
3.  Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard
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  "Great read"
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LA Confidential: Classic Noir
4.  LA Confidential: Classic Noir by James Ellroy
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  "Hard hitting"
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Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas
5.  Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi
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  "Brutal"
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Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia
6.  Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia by Joseph D Pistone
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  "Riveting"
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The Godfather
7.  The Godfather by Mario Puzo
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  "Epic"
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The Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fear
8.  The Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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  "Atmospheric"
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The Getaway (Read a Great Movie)
9.  The Getaway (Read a Great Movie) by Jim Thompson
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  "Harsh"
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Shaft (Bloomsbury Film Classics)
10.  Shaft (Bloomsbury Film Classics) by Ernest Tidyman
The list author says:
  "Slick"
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