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The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett
The Thin Man
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780241962527 (0241962528)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 223
Edition language: English
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Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
2.0 The Thin Man
by Dashiell Hammett New York 1932, the last days of prohibition. Nick and Nora are a couple who spend much of their time in hotels and speakeasies drinking copious amounts of alcohol. I found them very shallow characters and the book very dialogue heavy. After a gruesome news story I'd rather no...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
2.0 The Thin Man - Halloween Bingo Classic Noir Buddy Read
I have mixed feelings about The Thin Man. On the positive side, I have now read another classic novel that I probably wouldn't of even considered picking up if not for Halloween Bingo. Noir is commonly associated with movies. I can appreciate the moments of wonderful dialog sprinkled throughout th...
Ani's Book Abyss
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2.0 Some Thoughts and a Spreadsheet: The Thin Man
The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett Buddy read at Booklikes - tags: n/a Collective Reading Updates for The Thin Man Ex-detective Nick Charles attracts trouble like a magnet. He thinks his sleuthing days are over, but when Julia Wolf, a former acquaintance, is found dead, her body riddled with bull...
Obsession with words
Obsession with words rated it
2.0 The Thin Man
Um, I´m thinking my liver is pickled after reading this book. They all drank so much. If they took out every mention of getting a drink they wouldn´t have enough pages left to make a book. Anyway, I found this book kinda dull, that family was so crazy and I figured out what was up with the ¨th...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
1.0 The Thin Man
It isn´t a good sign for a book if the dog, who gets occasionally mentioned, is the best thing about the whole story. I loved Asta. And that´s about the only thing I liked about this book. Having read Raymond Chandler´s Farewell, my Lovely about a week ago, I can´t help to compare these two books....
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