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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 A wealth of information is to be found within these pages, including previously unpublished facts with original sources, associated photographs and artwork.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.
The Thin Man By Dashiell Hammett
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Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man... More > is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners.< Less
The Adventures of Sam Spade and Other Stories By Dashiell Hammett
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Seven short stories, three with Sam Spade. The Adventures of Sam Spade was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The... More > Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946-1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949-1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later, Steve Dunne) as Sam Spade and Lurene Tuttle as his secretary Effie, and took a considerably more tongue-in-cheek approach to the character than the novel or movie. The series was largely overseen by producer/director William Spier. In 1947, scriptwriters Jason James and Bob Tallman received an Edgar Award for Best Radio Drama from the Mystery Writers of America. Contents: Too Many Have Lived They Can Only Hang You Once A Man Called Spade The Assistant Murderer Night Shade The Judge Laughed Last His Brother's Keeper.< Less
The Creeping Siamese By Dashiell Hammett
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Mystery short story with the nameless detective, “The Continental Op”. The title story, which appeared in the March 1926 Black Mask without the “The” in front of it, is one... More > of three tales featuring our short stocky hero, the Continental Op. In context of the story, the title makes more sense without the “The.” As is, you might think someone is about to fall victim to a sneaky kitty-cat. Actually, the Siamese of the title are believed to be merciless knife-artists from Siam.< Less
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
Alvo By Matthew Hammett
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The cycle comes again and yet another soul must brave the trials of the next events. Yokonum Tyrenomezium, being banished from the very Parish that Lunarsaw had constructed, escapes a doomed fate to... More > become the next prophet to fulfill this quest to stop the evil dominions from taking over the Isle and reaching into the real world. Wielding a holy relic designed by God he must resolve himself to fight in the eternal struggle between the opposing forces. Being the next Chosen comes at a cost to Yoko as he must deal with the reality of his lineage both in the alternate dimension and the real world as he is faced with a dark power and the possibility of not being able to fulfill his desire to become a father. With the help of angels and his friends, Yoko takes part in a campaign against the demonic horde to fight for who he is and what he believes in all the while trying to keep the balance of spirituality and nature intact and to minimize any damage that might occur if everything falls apart< Less

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