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Doc à The Maltese Falcon ´ 213 pages ¿ Sam Spade is hired by the fragrant Miss Wonderley to track down her sister who has eloped with a louse called Floyd Thursby But Miss Wonderley is in fact the beautiful and treacherous Brigid O'Shaughnessy and when Spade's partner Miles Archer is shot while on Thursby's trail Spade finds himselfAde finds himself both hunter and hunted can he track down the jewel encrusted bird a treasure worth killing for before the Fat Man finds h Everything seemed separated for the first sixty pages with no connection whatsoever But the story was full of suspense and unfolded with many surprises after that The plot was very captivating and seemed very realistic The main thread is 'Maltese Falcon' I'm not going to tell you what it is as it would be a spoiler and I hate to give spoilers around which everything revolves Its a good read and keeps you guessing till the lastHighly recommend

Dashiell Hammett ó The Maltese Falcon Doc

Ley is in fact the beautiful and treacherous Brigid O'Shaughnessy and when Spade's partner Miles Archer is shot while on Thursby's trail Sp 2012 re readSam Spade's partner is murdered and Sam is determined to find his killer But what does Miles Archer's murder have to do with the client he was working for or the mysterious Maltese FalconWhat can I say about one of the Big Two pulp detective novels the other being The Big Sleep Well let's seeThe Maltese Falcon embodies a lot of what made pulp detective fiction great leading to hordes of imitators You've got the wise cracking detective who has a way with the ladies gunplay deceit sex and murder Throw in an elusive macguffin and you have a blueprint a lot of writers have been following for over three uarters of a centurySam Spade that blonde Satan is the father of many detectives that came him In fact it would be interesting to see whether he or Raymond Chandler has bastard detective descendents The plot the Maltese Falcon is fairly simple Somebody has the Maltese Falcon and everyone seems to think Sam Spade knows where it is Miles Archer's murder complicates things a bit but really isn't much than a bump in the road until his killer is revealedThe bad guys and supporting cast are an interesting bunch Brigid O'Shaughnessy lays the groundwork for a lot of femme fatales to come Gutman Cairo and Wilmer are than just stock characters The cops were a little light on personality but they were mostly in the story to hassle Spade so that's not such of a big dealHammett's prose drives the plot along but lacks the poetry of Raymond Chandler's Seventeen years after I read The Maltese Falcon for the first time I have of an appreciation for Hammett's spare style The plot keeps moving forward without a single misstep It's only 200 ish pages but by the end it feels like the perfect length for such a taleAny complaints Not as such Modern readers will probably not like the book's treatment of women but it was written in the late 1920's so it has to be given a bit of slack Honestly my only complaints are that there aren't any Sam Spade books and that Dashielle Hammett wasn't Raymond ChandlerFor a parting thought this line of dialogue nicely sums up Sam Spade's characterWhen a man's partner is killed he's supposed to do something about it It doesn't make any difference what you thought of him

Epub ç The Maltese Falcon ó Dashiell Hammett

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