The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett : 4 results priced between £5.00 and £50,000.00
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
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Hammett's 1930 detective novel is widely regarded as the first and finest novel of the hard-boiled private detective. Sam Spade has a cold detachment, keen eye for detail and an unflinching determination to achieve his own justice. Regarded by many as the greatest crime novel of the 20th century, it has been ranked in the top 100 of English- language novels. TheMalteseFalcon has been filmed several times, most famously by John Huston with Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade.
Description: First edition, first printing [first state]. Publishers original grey cloth with black title borders and illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent NEAR FINE copy, the cloth clean, the contents entirely complete with a neat previous owners ink name to the front pastedown, hidden bythe dustwrapper flap. Complete with the VERY GOOD first state dustwrapper which is rubbed and nicked to the extremities with little in the way of loss. Three light stamps, one...
Hammett's Moral Vision: The Most Influential In-Depth Analysis of DashiellHammett's Novels Red Harvest, the Dain Curse, theMalteseFalcon, t
Previously only available serialized over seven issues of The Armchair Detective magazine, this examination is the single most influential book-length analysis of DashiellHammett’s novels. Spanning all sections of his career, the book discusses five novels: The Dain Curse, The Glass Key, TheMalteseFalcon, Red Harvest, and The Thin Man. Detailed analysis shows how the author and his work changed over time. Each novel is discussed in its own chapter with comparative criticism, and there is a list...