Hammett


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United States writer of hard-boiled detective fiction (1894-1961)

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Mr Hammett said the girl confided in a teacher at the time of the alleged attacks, but she decided not to "pursue" the allegations after they were reported to social services.
This collection is edited by the distinguished Hammett scholar Richard Layman and Julie M.
companioned with the new construction of the east Hammett UPRR Bridge and roadway approaches
John Ronald Fry III, Harold Pinkney Hammett III, brother of the bride, James Wilson Hood Jr.
We have done an excellent job at Hammett Gravel over the years hiring and maintaining a super-star team.
The brutally honest Hammett later called The Maltese Falcon 'too manufactured,' but Gores' Spade & Archer seems neither copycat nor contrived.
Hammett presents a plan for recovery in Part 2 of the book.
Mr Hammett said Bellamy collided with Miss Palmer as she walked in the opposite direction, and "words were exchang ed".
Lucy Hammett, 62, is no stranger to the flooring business.
The series ``Mean Streets USA'' will feature works by Elmore Leonard, Walter Moseley, Sue Grafton, Ross Macdonald and Dashiell Hammett.
It was a day when Brian Hammett and his friends were playing basketball next door.
The then rookie Joe Gores showcased a pessimistic San Franciscan society with his no SF elements version of Clockwork Orange meets Hammett.
Johnson was inspired to write "Brick" after a reading binge of Hammett's work, and fans will easily detect plot elements from "Red Harvest," "The Maltese Falcon," "The Glass Key" and possibly other Hammett tales.
numerous other applications of the convention of extralegality occur in mysteries by Agatha Christie (The Murder of Roger Ackroyd), Dashiell Hammett (Red Harvest), Raymond Chandler (The Big Sleep), and even William Faulkner, whose detective tale "Smoke" was published in Harper's in 1949.
Los juicios de Andre Gide, Luis Cernuda y Andre Malraux, con todo lo circunstancial que pudieran tener, expresan una conviccion que asigna al trabajo de Hammett un sitio muy por encima de los adocenados libros de balazos, punaladas y puntapies.