The Maltese Falcon
by Dashiell Hammett
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Release Date1989-07-17 (added to CC 11 Jun 2009)
Amazon Sales Rank7,223
Sam Spade, a slightly shop-worn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics, stars in Hammett's detective fiction, a novel that has haunted 2 generations of readers.

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(5 Dec 2017)
Great example of the hard-boiled detective genre. Wish I had read before I saw the movie because I just couldn't see Sam Spade as anyone other than Bogart.
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