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  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Orion (12 April 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1409138062
  • ISBN-13: 978-1409138068
  • Product Dimensions: 20 x 3.1 x 13.1 cm
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'Dashiell Hammett is an original. He is a master of the detective novel, yes, but also one hell of a writer' BOSTON GLOBE

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Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) was born in Maryland and worked in a number of menial jobs until he became an operative for the Pinkerton Detective Agency. His experiences as a private detective laid the foundations for his writing career. His work includes Red Harvest, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, The Thin Man and some eighty short stories, mostly published in Black Mask magazine.


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