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The Maltese Falcon - Dashiell Hammett
The Maltese Falcon
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1st Orion trade edition paperback new In stock shipped from our UK warehouse
1st Orion trade edition paperback new In stock shipped from our UK warehouse
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781407230061 (1407230069)
Publisher: Orion Books Ltd
Pages no: 214
Edition language: English
Mystery, Detective
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 The Maltese Falcon
I enjoyed this one because it's so weird lol. Is it supposed to be suspenseful or some type of comedy? *Shrugs*
nente rated it
1.0 The Maltese Falcon
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...
chadschimke rated it
THE MALTESE FALCON - In his best known book, Dashiell Hammett pens the stylish Sam Spade, protagonist of The Maltese Falcon. He’s tough enough to stand up to thugs or the police. He smells trouble when a buxom dame breezes into his office. Soon enough, his entire world will be turned upside down. Ha...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
4.0 The most coveted object
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...
A Few Thoughts
A Few Thoughts rated it
3.0 The Maltese Falcon
As a fan of the film, I really wanted to love this book, but I just didn't. It felt slow and dull compared to some of Hammett's other novels ([b:The Thin Man|80616|The Thin Man|Dashiell Hammett|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1321111302s/80616.jpg|1336952] and [b:Red Harvest|30005|Red Harvest|Dashiel...
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