Der Malteser Falke
Publish date: June 1st 1974
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
Pages no: 234
Edition language: Deutsch
I've been wanting to read one of these for awhile, since the Adrien English series really since it's so influenced by pulp mysteries of yesteryear, and Sam Spade is even mentioned directly. And I think every long running mystery show eventually has to do a film noir spoof episode, so I'm familiar wi...
I enjoyed this one because it's so weird lol. Is it supposed to be suspenseful or some type of comedy? *Shrugs*
The romantic story of hunting for a lost jewel and the rough hard-boiled detective don't go well together. I kept expecting a note of common sense to appear, as for example, it would be real fun if the gambler's war theory turned out to be true, and all the trappings were just so much dramatic fakes...
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Sam Spade is a street-smart protagonist with a nose for solving crimes and an eye for the ladies, but nothing touches his heart of stone. Not even the quest for a black statue of a falcon that is a priceless treasure, and the beautiful damsel in distress it brings into his life.What starts as a simp...
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