The Thin Man
Publish date: January 5th 2011
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
I'm glad I read this classic but have no desire to read anything else by the author. Although I was told that his other books aren't like The Thin Man in tone so maybe, someday, I'll be persuaded to try another. I didn't have any idea who did it - and honestly couldn't have - until the very end, w...
I have to confess that I was a little disappointed in The Thin Man. I have read two other books by Hammett and seen the movie of The Thin Man, but I was a little disappointed in that the book fell short. The first quarter of the book is very good, but after that we lose Nora from the story and as ...
Meh. Choppy writing, dull banter, uninteresting characters. And I think I got second-hand alcohol poisoning just by reading this book.
An inventor goes missing and his mistress winds up dead. Former detective Nick Charles wants nothing to do with the case but keeps getting drawn in. With his plucky wife Nora, can Nick get things sorted out so he can get back to his drinking?The Thin Man was not at all like I expected. After reading...
At the end of december Unshelved's Book Club reviewed this book (http://www.unshelved.com/bookclub/2011-12-30#ThinMan) and the review intrigued me so I decided to read it. By today's standards this is a novella at 190 pages, but there's a fair bit packed into those 190 pages, along with an awful lo...
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