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The Dain Curse - Dashiell Hammett
The Dain Curse
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Miss Gabriel Dain Leggett is young and wealthy, with a penchant for morphine and religious cults. She also has an unfortunate effect on the people around her. They die - violently. Is she the victim of a family curse? The short, squat, utterly unsentimental Continental Op, the best private... show more
Miss Gabriel Dain Leggett is young and wealthy, with a penchant for morphine and religious cults. She also has an unfortunate effect on the people around her. They die - violently. Is she the victim of a family curse? The short, squat, utterly unsentimental Continental Op, the best private detective around, has his doubts and finds himself confronting something infinitely more dangerous. This is the Continental Op's most bizarre case.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780752851808 (0752851802)
Publisher: Orion
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: The Continental Op (#2)
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robably Hammett's weakest novel, it's very disjointed. Still a fun read.
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