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Dashiell Hammett Collection By Dashiell Hammett
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Contains the following short stories: Afraid of A Gun, Arson Plus, Bodies Piled Up, Death On Pine Street, Man Who Killed Dan Odams, Mike Alec Or Rufus, Nightmare Town, Night Shots, One Hour, Road... More > Home, Ruffian's Wife, Second Story Angel, The Assistant Murderer, The Tenth Clew, Who Killed Bob Teal, Zigzags of Treachery.< Less
The Tolpuddle Six, the Hammett relative By S R McMahon
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A story about the Tolpuddle Martyrs, with the one named Hammett being my relative. Many previously have written on this subject, but with this publication there is a difference. The reader is also... More > taken on an historical voyage through a century or two with members and relatives of James Hammett and his family tree. Famous worldwide historical events would not only wrap around certain individuals, but place them within those benchmarks of time. A wealth of information is to be found within these pages, including previously unpublished facts with original sources, associated photographs and artwork. A magnet draw for those interested in all things associated with the Tolpuddle Martyrs and a Tolpuddle Hammett family tree in book form to quench the thirst of those seeking this knowledge. With them one is transported to the places and experiences their various life or career paths trod.< Less
Red Harvest By Dashiell Hammett
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Red Harvest is a novel by Dashiell Hammett. The story is narrated by The Continental Op, a frequent character in Hammett's fiction. Hammett based the story on his own experiences in Butte, Montana as... More > an operative of the Pinkerton Detective Agency (fictionalized as the Continental Detective Agency). The labor dispute in the novel was inspired by Butte's Anaconda Road Massacre. Nobel Prize-winning French author André Gide called the book "a remarkable achievement, the last word in atrocity, cynicism, and horror." The Continental Op is called to Personville (known as "Poisonville" to the locals) by Donald Willsson, who is murdered before the Op has a chance to meet with him. The Op begins to investigate Willsson's murder and meets with Willsson's father, Elihu, a local industrialist who has found his control of the city threatened by several competing gangs. He had originally invited those gangs into Personville to help him impose and then enforce the end of a labor dispute.< Less
Nightmare Town and Other Stories By Dashiell Hammett
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A special collection of short stories from the dean of hard boiled noir fiction.
Nightmare Town and Other Stories By Dashiell Hammett
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A special collection of short stories from the dean of hard boiled noir fiction.
Place, Nature and Spirit - A Lake District Experience By Nigel Hammett
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This book uses some of the poetry of William Wordsworth to examine the changed aesthetic of landscape at the heart of the Romantic Era. Wordsworth was the greatest figure of the English Lake District... More > and his work looked forward to the conservationist and environmental movement of the modern era.< Less
The White Duke By Kevin Keating
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When an unnamed man stumbles across the murder of a high level police officer, he quickly becomes the prime and only suspect. Arrested, drugged and at the mercy of the iniquitous Mr. Miller, the man... More > drifts across a darkened surreal landscape of coincidence and corruption. The White Duke is a nightmarish vision of modern crime and punishment. As Kafka had done with his Masterpiece the Trial, The White Duke represents the dreams rather forgotten.< Less
The White Duke By Kevin Keating
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When an unnamed man stumbles across the murder of a high level police officer, he quickly becomes the prime and only suspect. Arrested, drugged and at the mercy of the iniquitous Mr. Miller, the man... More > drifts across a darkened surreal landscape of coincidence and corruption. The White Duke is a nightmarish vision of modern crime and punishment. As Kafka had done with his Masterpiece the Trial, The White Duke represents the dreams rather forgotten.< Less
Raw Law: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 1: 1928-30 By Frederick Nebel
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This is Black Mask at its best—slam-bang action, crackling dialogue and the keenest wit this side of Dashiell Hammett. Frederick Nebel was a master of the hardboiled school, and the nine-year... More > saga of Captain Steve MacBride and Kennedy of the Free Press was his finest body of work. This first of four volumes presents the first nine novelettes, complete with the original illustrations by Arthur Rodman Bowker, and a new introduction by Evan Lewis. Hold onto your seat. It’s going to be a wild ride.< Less
Too Young to Die: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 3: 1933-35 By Frederick Nebel
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This is Black Mask at its best—slam-bang action, crackling dialogue and the keenest wit this side of Dashiell Hammett. Frederick Nebel was a master of the hardboiled school, and the nine-year... More > saga of Captain Steve MacBride and Kennedy of the Free Press was his finest body of work. This third of four volumes presents the next ten novelettes, complete with the original illustrations by Arthur Rodman Bowker, and a new introduction by Evan Lewis. Hold onto your seat. It’s going to be a wild ride.< Less