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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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Cheri's Book Blog
Cheri's Book Blog rated it
3.0
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...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
3.0 The Thin Man
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 ...
Kribu
Kribu rated it
Meh. Choppy writing, dull banter, uninteresting characters. And I think I got second-hand alcohol poisoning just by reading this book.
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Thin Man
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...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 The Thin Man
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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