Synopsis. Introduced by Colin Dexter, one of England’s greatest writers of detective fiction, here are twenty long-unavailable stories by Dashiell Hammett, the. Nightmare Town: Stories [Dashiell Hammett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Hammett’s pioneering hard-boiled style has been much. Nightmare Town: Stories [Dashiell Hammett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Twenty long-unavailable stories by Dashiell Hammett, the.
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Sep 16, Pages Buy. Sep 12, Pages. Sep 16, Pages. Laconic coppers, lowlifes, and mysterious women double- and triple-cross their colleagues with practiced nonchalance. A man on a bender awakens in a small town with a dark dashoell at its heart. A woman confronts a brutal truth about her husband.
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Here is classic noir: Twenty long-unavailable stories by Dashiell Hammett, the author of The Maltese Falcon and the incomparable master of detective fiction. In the title story, a man on a bender enters a small town and ends up unraveling the dark mystery at its heart.
In seven stories, the tough and taciturn Continental Op takes on a motley collection of the deceitful, the duped, dxshiell the dead, and once again shows his uncanny ability to get at the truth. In three stories, Sam Spade confronts the darkness in the human soul while rolling his own cigarettes.
And the first study for The Thin Man sends John Guild on a murder investigation in which almost every witness may be lying.
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Hammett said that his ambition was to elevate mystery fiction to the level of art. From the Hardcover edition.
Samuel Dashiell Hammett was born in in St. He dropped out of high school after his freshman year and held a series of odd jobs—messenger boy,… More about Dashiell Hammett. The stories are gritty and realistic, full of crisp, sparse dialogue.
About Nightmare Town Twenty long-unavailable stories by Dashiell Hammett, the author of The Maltese Falcon and the incomparable master of detective fiction. Also by Dashiell Hammett. See all books by Dashiell Hammett.
Nightmare Town: Stories
Inspired by Your Browsing History. Praise ” Nightmare Townwith its crystalline prose as spare as Hammett himself, is a welcome treat.
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