Dashiell Hammett

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Samuel Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was an American writer known for creating the hard-boiled detective novel. His most famous works include The Thin Man and The Maltese Falcon.1

Works

Novels

  • Red Harvest (1929)
  • The Dain Curse (1930)
  • The Maltese Falcon (1930)
  • The Glass Key (1931)
  • The Thin Man (1934)

Story collections

  • $106,000 Blood Money (1943)
  • Blood Money (1943)
  • The Adventures of Sam Spade (1944)
  • A Man Called Spade and Other Stories (1944)
  • The Continental Op (1945)
  • The Adventures of Sam Spade (1945)
  • The Return of the Continental Op (1945)
  • Hammett Homicides (1946)
  • Dead Yellow Women (1947)
  • Nightmare Town (1948)
  • The Creeping Siamese (1950)
  • A Man Named Thin (1962)
  • The Big Knockover (1966)
  • The Continental Op (1974)
  • Woman in the Dark (1988)
  • Nightmare Town (1999)
  • Crime Stories and Other Writings (2001)
  • Lost Stories (2005)
  • Vintage Hammett (2005)
  • The Hunter and Other Stories (2014)
  • The Big Book of the Continental Op (2017)

See also

External Links

References

1. “Dashiell Hammett.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 27, 2020.

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