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The Hunter and Other Stories

Hammett, Dashiell (Book - 2013)
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The Hunter and Other Stories
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An anthology of eighteen short stories includes a number of previously unpublished pieces as well as early screen treatments for "On the Make" and "The Kiss-Off."
Authors: Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961
Title: The hunter and other stories
Publisher: New York, NY :, The Mysterious Press,, [2013]
Characteristics: vi, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Introduction
Crime. Commentary
The hunter (unpublished)
The sign of the potent pills (unpublished)
The diamond wager (1929, uncollected)
Action and the Quiz Kid (unpublished)
Men. Commentary
Fragments of justice (unpublished)
A throne for the worm (unpublished)
Magic (unpublished)
Faith (2007)
An inch and a half of glory (unpublished)
Nelson Redline (unpublished)
Monk and Johnny Fox (unpublished)
The cure (2011, uncollected)
Men and women. Commentary
Seven pages (2005)
The breech-born (unpublished)
The lovely strangers (unpublished)
Week
end (unpublished)
On the way (1932, uncollected)
Screen stories. Commentary
The kiss-off (unpublished, story for City Streets, Paramount 1931)
Devil's playground (unpublished and unproduced)
On the make (unpublished, story for Mr.Dynamite, Universal, 1935)
Appendix: The lost Spade. Commentary
A knife will cut for anybody (unpublished)
Afterword
Summary: An anthology of eighteen short stories includes a number of previously unpublished pieces as well as early screen treatments for "On the Make" and "The Kiss-Off."
Additional Contributors: Layman, Richard 1947-
Rivett, Julie M.
ISBN: 9780802121585
0802121586
Statement of Responsibility: Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett
Subject Headings: Short stories, American Detective and mystery stories, American
Genre/Form: Short stories
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Topical Term: Short stories, American
Detective and mystery stories, American
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Dec 03, 2013
  • looper46 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Have had problem with Dashiell Hammett "found" stories; just not that good. Sorry, all you SF noir freaks out there.

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