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  1. Dashiell Hammett Complete Novels: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, and The Thin Man (Library of America #110) by Dashiell Hammett, 1999-08-30
  2. Dashiell HammettCollection by Dashiell Hammett, 2008-07-27
  3. The Glass Key by Dashiell Hammett, 1989-07-17
  4. Shadow Man: The Life of Dashiell Hammett by Richard Layman, 1981-12
  5. Vintage Hammett by Dashiell Hammett, 2005-01-25
  6. The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett, 1989-07-17
  7. Dashiell Hammett: Crime Stories and Other Writings (Library of America) by Dashiell Hammett, 2001-09-10
  8. Dashiell Hammett : A Life by Diane Johnson, 1987-06-12
  9. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett, 1992-08
  10. Lost Stories (The Ace Performer Collection series) by Dashiell Hammett, 2005-09-01
  11. The Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett, 1989-07-17
  12. Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett, 1989-07-17
  13. The Big Knockover: Selected Stories and Short Novels by Dashiell Hammett, 1989-07-17
  14. The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett, 1989-07-17

1. Dashiell Hammett - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
Samuel Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was an American author of hardboiled detective novels and short stories.
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), novel Influenced Raymond Chandler Chester Himes Mickey Spillane Ross Macdonald ... Richard K. Morgan Samuel Dashiell Hammett May 27 January 10 ) was an American author of hardboiled detective novels and short stories . Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade The Maltese Falcon Nick and Nora Charles The Thin Man ), and the Continental Op Red Harvest and The Dain Curse ). In addition to the significant influence his novels and stories had on film, Hammett "is now widely regarded as one of the finest mystery writers of all time" and was called, in his obituary in the

2. Dashiell Hammett
Dashiell Hammett was born in St. Mary s County, Maryland, the son of Richard Hammett, a farmer and politician. Hammett s mother, Annie Bond Dashiell,
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Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) - wrote his first fiction under the pseudonym Peter Collinson American novelist who also worked as a screenwriter in Hollywood. Hammett's best known books include THE MALTESE FALCON (1930), filmed three times. It introduced detective Sam Spade who is investigating the murder of his colleague, detective Archer. Spade finds himself involved with an odd assortment of characters, all searching for a black statue of a bird. Among them are the gorgeous redhead Brigid O'Shaughnessy, her employer, Fat Man Casper Gutman, Joel Cairo, an agent of Gutman, and Wilmer Cook, a nervous, trigger-happy bodyguard. "Samuel Spade's jaw was long and bony, his chin a jutting V under the more flexible V of his mouth. His nostrils curved back to make another smaller V. His yellow-grey eyes were horizontal. The V motif was picked up again by thickish brows rising outward from twin creases above a hooked nose, and his pale brown hair grew down - from high flat temples - in a point on his forehead. He looked rather pleasantly like a blond satan." (from The Maltese Falcon With Raymond Chandler Hammett represented the early realistic vein in detective stories. His tough heroes confront violence with full knowledge of its corrupting potential. In his novels Hammett painted a mean picture of the American society, where greed, brutality, and treachery are the major driving forces behind human actions.

3. Dashiell Hammett
Dashiell Hammett, author of hardboiled detective fiction including Maltese Falcon, Thin Man and other mysteries.
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Dashiell Hammett Sam Spade Books and Movies Dashiell Hammett Sam Spade Books Dialogue in Hard-boiled Movies ... Film Noir Mystery Movies Samuel Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) is recognized as the first master of hard-boiled detective fiction. His lean writing style, cynical characters and complex plots brought a new energy to pulp magazines then went on to define the genre in movies, radio and television where the private eye series became an entertainment staple. Hammett wrote more than 80 short stories and five novels: "Red Harvest" (1929), "The Dain Curse" (1929), "The Maltese Falcon" (1930), "The Glass Key" (1931) and "The Thin Man" (1934). He created tough guys Sam Spade and the Continental Op as well as debonaire sleuths Nick and Nora Charles. He wrote a comic strip ("Secret Agent X-9"), an original radio series ("The Fat Man") and worked on numerous scripts, often simply to polish dialogue. Hammett's crisp, colorful language brought gangster slang into everyday speech. Mystery Time Line Welcome Mystery Time Line Profiles History of the Mystery Cicero Edgar Allan Poe Sherlock Holmes ... Dorothy L. Sayers

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Dashiell Hammett , Writer Born 27 May 1894 Birthplace St. Mary s County, Maryland Died 10 January 1961 (complications from lung cancer) Best Known.
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Dashiell Hammett is often called the father of the modern American detective story. He was himself a private detective for Pinkerton's before turning to writing at age 28. Many of his subsequent stories featured the Continental Op, a nameless private detective who became the archetype for a generation of hard-boiled mystery story detectives. Among Hammett's best-known novels are The Dain Curse The Maltese Falcon (1930), and The Thin Man (1932). The hero of The Maltese Falcon, detective Sam Spade, is a famous fictional character and was played by Humphrey Bogart in the film version of the novel. Hammett had a long and feisty love relationship with author Lillian Hellman, which is sometimes blamed for his minimal writing output from 1934 until his death. ADVERTISEMENT Home Business Entertainment Food ... More...

5. Authors And Creators: Dashiell Hammett
Dashiell Hammett was born in St. Mary s County, Maryland, on May 27th, 1894, and died January 10, 1961, in New York, New York. In between, he was one of the
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Dashiell Hammett Dashiell Hammett was born in St. Mary's County, Maryland, on May 27th, 1894, and died January 10, 1961, in New York, New York. In between, he was one of the seminal creators in detective fiction. As if creating Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon wasn't enough, he was also responsible for The Continental Op and The Thin Man , the novel that introduced husband and wife sleuths Nick and Nora Charles to the world, and became the basis for a string of popular movies. His name appeared in the credits to Brad Runyon, The Fat Man , and other radio shows featuring his characters, and alongside Alex Raymond's, for the private eye/spy daily comic strip Secret Agent X-9 He grew up on the streets of Philadelphia and Baltimore. He became a detective in 1915 when he joined the Baltimore branch of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, housed in the Continental Building. You see, Hammett not only talked the talk, but he also walked the walk. He actually was a private detective. He learned the detective racket from James Wright, a short, squat, tough-talking operative, whom Hammett came to idolize (and who would later supposedly serve as the inspiration for The Continental Op ). And detecting was no easy racket. Years later, Lillian Hellman, Hammett's friend and lover, wrote of "the bad cuts on his legs and the indentations in his head from being scrappy with criminals."

6. Dashiell Hammett --  Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Britannica online encyclopedia article on Dashiell Hammett American writer who created the hardboiled school of detective fiction.
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Dashiell Hammett was born in St. Mary s County, Maryland, on 27th May, 1894. He left school at 13 and was employed in a variety of different jobs before
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Dashiell Hammett was born in St. Mary's Coun ty, Maryland, on 27th May, 1894. He left school at 13 and was employed in a variety of different jobs before joining the United States Army during the First World War . However, he contracted tuberculosis and spent some time in army hospitals.
After the war Hammett worked for eights years as a d etective with the Pinkerton Agency . Th ese experiences provided material for detective stories that he later published in the Black Mask Magazine . His first novel, Red Harvest , appeared in 1929. This was followed by The Dain Curse (1929) and The Maltese Falcon (1930), a novel that introduced the fictional detective, Sam Spade. This was followed by The Glass Key (1931) and The Thin Man
In 1930 Hammett met Lillian Hellman and over the next few years the couple became involved in the campaign against the growth of fascism in Europe. They joined with other literary figures such as

8. RARA-AVIS: Bibliographies: Dashiell Hammett
Dashiell Hammett A Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh University of Pittsburgh Shadow Man The Life of Dashiell Hammett (New York Harcourt Brace
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  • Red Harvest (Knopf, 1929) (Op) The Dain Curse (Knopf, 1929) (Op) The Maltese Falcon (Knopf, 1930) The Glass Key (Knopf, 1931) Creeps By Night (a.k.a. Modern Tales of Horror ) (editor) (Day, 1931)
    • "Introduction" - Dashiell Hammett "A Rose for Emily" - William Faulkner "Green Thoughts" - John Collier "The Ghost of Alexander Perks, A.B." - Robert Dean Frisbie "The House" - Andre Maurois "The Kill" - Peter Fleming "Ten O'Clock" - Philip MacDonald "The Spider" - Hanns Heinz Ewers "Breakdown" - L.A.G. Strong "The Witch's Vengeance" - W.B. Seabrook "The Rat" - S. Fowler Wright "Faith, Hope and Charity" - Irvin S. Cobb "Mr. Arcularis" - Conrad Aiken "The Music of Erich Zann" - H.P. Lovecraft "The Strange Case of Mrs. Arkwright" - Harold Dearden

9. Dashiell Hammett Biography And Summary
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Name: Dashiell Hammett Birth Date: May 27, 1894 Death Date: January 10, 1961 Place of Birth: Maryland, United States Place of Death: New York, New York, United States Nationality: American Gender: Male Occupations: author, novelist
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10. Dashiell Hammett - Wikipedia
Translate this page Seit 1931 war Dashiell Hammett mit der Dramatikerin Lillian Hellman liiert. Die Beziehung hielt bis zu seinem Tode. Im Zweiten Weltkrieg meldete Hammett
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Wechseln zu: Navigation Suche Samuel Dashiell Hammett 27. Mai in Maryland 10. Januar in New York City ) war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller . Er ver¶ffentlichte auch unter dem Pseudonym Peter Collinson Hammett gilt noch vor Raymond Chandler als der Begr¼nder der amerikanischen Kriminalgeschichte ( hardboiled novel
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    Dashiell Hammetts Geburtsort war im St. Mary's County an der Ostk¼ste Marylands. Seine Eltern waren Richard Thomas und Annie Bond Dashiell (vom franz¶sischen De Chiel ). Er verlieŸ die Schule mit 13 Jahren und wurde nach einer Reihe von Aushilfsarbeiten Angestellter der Detektivagentur Pinkerton Nach Teilnahme am Ersten Weltkrieg , w¤hrend der er an Tuberkulose erkrankte, begann er in der Werbeindustrie zu arbeiten, ab 1915 dann als Angestellter bei Pinkerton. 1922 h¤ngt er den Beruf dann an den Nagel und wird Schriftsteller. Seine literarischen Arbeiten basieren zu einem groŸen Teil auf pers¶nlichen Erfahrungen, die er als Mitarbeiter bei der Detektivagentur Pinkerton gemacht hatte. Er ver¶ffentlichte haupts¤chlich in der Zeitschrift Black Mask . Herausgeber war Joseph Shaw In seinen Kriminalromanen beschrieb er den amerikanischen Privatdetektiv als Antihelden . Die realistische Darstellung des Verbrechermilieus sowie die Verquickung von Verbrecher und Detektiv setzen Hammett von den klassischen Kriminalautoren, die eine oft

11. Dashiell Hammett - Authors - Books - Fine Arts - News
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Tags : Books Directors Entertainment Fine Arts ... Movies ... after I had waded through Macdonald's hypnotic story telling that I discovered other masters like Dashiell Hammett Raymond Chandler James Cain and others of the pulp fiction era. I must have read every Lew Archer novel and own quite a few. The movie version of the books on the other hand, were a huge disappointment. I don't know if Archer's introspective moralizing doesn't translate... Vote!

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Dashiell Hammett s tour de force of detective fiction combines an airtight plot, authentically venal characters, and writing of telegraphic crispness.
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When the last honest citizen of Poisonville was murdered, the Continental Op stayed on to punish the guilty - even if that meant taking on an entire town. Red Harvest is more than a superb crime novel: it is a classic exploration of corruption and violence in the American grain. THE DAIN CURSE The Continental Op is a short, squat, and utterly unsentimental tank of a private detective. Miss Gabrielle Dain Leggett is young, wealthy, and a devotee of morphine and religious cults. She has an unfortunate effect on the people around her: they have a habit of dying violently. Is Gabrielle the victim of a family curse? Or is the truth about her weirder and infinitely more dangerous? The Dain Curse is one of the Continental Op's most bizarre cases, and a tautly crafted masterpiece of suspense. THE THIN MAN 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 is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners.

14. Dashiell Samuel Hammett - Southern Maryland Wiki @
Samuel Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was an American author of hardboiled detective fiction detective novels and short stories.
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Hammett was born in St. Mary's County in Southern Maryland on the Western Shore of Maryland . His parents were Richard Thomas and Annie Bond Dashiell (the name being an Americanization of the French De Chiel ). "Dash" left school when he was 13 years old and held several jobs before working for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. He served as an operative for the Pinkerton Agency from 1915 to 1921, with time off to serve stateside in the Motor Ambulance Corps. However, the agency's role in union strike-breaking eventually disillusioned him. In Butte, Montana, Frank Little, a leading organizer for the radical Industrial Workers of the World union, was viciously murdered. Pinkerton agents were thought to be involved, although the crime was never solved. During World War I, Hammett enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Motor Ambulance Corps. However he became ill with the Spanish flu and later contracted tuberculosis. He spent the war as a patient in a hospital in America.

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Cause of Death: Throat cancer American writer who was one of the fathers of the hard-boiled school of detective fiction. Though he only wrote six novels in his lifetime, two of them ( The Thin Man, The Maltese Falcon ) were made into classic films. Hammett was also a Communist who found himself deservedly blacklisted in the 1950's when he refused to divulge names of fellow Communists to Congress.
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    dashiell hammett was born on the eastern shore of Maryland in 1894. The second of three children, he dropped out of school at the age of thirteen.
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    D ashiell Hammett was born on the eastern shore of Maryland in 1894. The second of three children, he dropped out of school at the age of thirteen. He worked a succession of low-paying jobs including freight clerk, railroad laborer, messenger boy, and stevedore. In 1915 he began working on and off as a detective for the Pinkerton Agency. In less than ten years he would be turning these experiences into some of the most popular detective stories of his time. Unlike the intellectualized mysteries of earlier detective novels, Hammett's less-than-glamorous realism transformed the genre into a serious response to the urban culture of the times. Hammett spent his early twenties working as a detective in San Francisco before enlisting in the army during World War I. He became a sergeant in the Motor Ambulance Corp, where he contracted tuberculosis. Upon returning from the service, he realized that his ailing health made it impossible to continue as a detective. Quitting the agency, he tried his hand at writing. His first story was published in 1922 by the upscale society magazine THE SMART SET. His new gritty style of detective story, however, was better suited to the pulp crime magazines of the time. In 1923, one of the most popular, BLACK MASK, published his story "Arson Plus."

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    Bibliography and detailed description of all his works.
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    Red Harvest (1927) The Big Knockover
    • The Gatewood Caper (1923)
    • The Scorched Face (1925)
    • Corkscrew (1925)
    • The Gutting of Couffignal (1925)
    • The Big Knockover (1927)
    • This King Business (1928)
    • Fly Paper (1929)
    The Continental Op
    • The Tenth Clew (1924)
    • The House on Turk Street (1924)
    • The Golden Horseshoe (1924)
    • The Whosis Kid (1925)
    • The Main Death (1927)
    • The Farewell Murder (1930)
    A Man Named Spade and Other Stories
    • Too Many Have Lived (1932)
    • They Can Only Hang You Once (1932)
    • Nightshade (1933)
    The Continental Op (1946 collection)
    • Zigzags of Treachery (1924)
    • Women, Politics and Murder / Death on Pine Street (1924)
    The Return of the Continental Op
    • One Hour (1924)
    Hammett Homicides
    • Night Shots (1924)
    • Ruffian's Wife (1925)
    • Two Sharp Knives (1934)
    Nightmare Town
    • Nightmare Town (1925)
    The Creeping Siamese
    • The Man Who Killed Dan Odams (1923)
    • Tom, Dick, or Harry (1925)
    A Man Named Thin
    • The Sardonic Star of Tom Doody / Wages of Crime (1923)
    • Itchy (1924)
    • The Figure of Incongruity / A Man Named Thin (1926 ?)

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