A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade, a slightly shopworn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grafter named Joel Cairo, a fat man name Gutman, and Brigid O’Shaughnessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. These are the ingredients of Dashiell Hammett's iconic, influential, and beloved The Maltese Falcon.
About: A facsimile reprint of this work's first edition features a mystery that introduces the immortal Sam Spade and a cast of characters that includes the amoral vamp Brigid O'Shaughnessy and the sinister fat man Caspar Gutman.
This edition also contains L'administration Des Provinces Pannoniennes Sous Le Bas-empire Romain
About: A coolly glittering gem of detective fiction that has haunted three generations of readers, from one of the greatest mystery writers of all time.
About: A treasure worth killing for, a tough private eye with his own code of ethics, and a beautiful but treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime add up to a haunting gem of detective fiction, now fully dramatized.
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