Birth date: August 03, 1938
Terry Wogan's Books
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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...
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...
Not my type of book - I completely lost interest (if I ever had any...)
The concept of a corrupt society filled with power hungry individuals is a constant underlying theme in Hammett’s work. Dashiell Hammett, while working as a detective for Pinkerton detective agency was offered a huge sum of money to kill off union leader Frank Little to suppress a labor strike (whic...