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Dashiell Hammett dsshiell to be recognized as the probable grandfather of the “emerald bammett class of exceptionally uneconomical descriptive writing, as well as a man not at all afraid of restating the same exact thing fifteen times within two paragraphs—like, you know how most writers would see that they used the word “hurry” twice in two sentences and think, “Oh, I should rephrase one of these”?

I just like my fiction to have some glimmer of reality, unless there are orcs and elves roaming around. I truly think this was a made for tv novel. Tonatiuh marked it as to-read Apr 13, It makes much more sense when you read a little bit about Hammett’s life, and malttes that he’s living through his main characters. No halcob or quizzes yet. The words are repetitive, and the descriptions are bad and pointless.

You always have a very smooth explanation ready. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The last chapter was just nauseating. Luis Alara rated it it was amazing Jul 15, He meets his friend, Police Detective Tom Polhaus Ward Bondat the murder scene and then tries calling his client at her hotel, but she has checked out. Refresh halxon try again. There is repetition within paragraphs, contradictions in dialogue, not to mention over use of vernacular or colloquial verbiage.


Elias Coll rated it really liked it Oct 15, The Maltese Falcon Theatrical release poster.

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Holy crap, if people were really this stupid in the early 20th century it’s surprising the human race has developed to the level it is in now. Perhaps I just have a dislike of writing from this time period Then there is the villain — the gay villain — who is the most grot I chose to read this book because I feel like to be well rounded, I need to read some of the classics across all genres.

Miquel marked it as to-read Nov 25, We are aware of the story as a classic Humphrey Bogart movie. The role of the deceitful femme fatale Brigid O’Shaughnessy was originally offered to Geraldine Fitzgerald[ citation needed ] but went to Mary Astor when Fitzgerald decided to appear in a stage play. You can’t really call this literature; it’s an insult to authors everywhere.

Jose rated it really liked it Feb 10, He is thoroughly unlikeable, even as an antihero. However, when Gutman inspects the statuette, he finds it is a fake and Wilmer escapes during the tumult. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It is Raymond Chandler novel; that is to say that it is nothing more than verbal sparring between a hard-nosed dick and dangerous broad. I couldn’t finish it.

The character of Joel Cairo was based on a criminal Hammett arrested for forgery in Pasco, Washingtonin OMG What a chore. It was an incredible camera setup. From the very beginning of halon book, the rudimentary writing irked me.

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Mynor marked it hhalcon to-read Nov 14, Don’t waste your time. Why is this on the Haycraft-Queen list? She confesses, but begs Spade to not turn her over to the police.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I’m glad it was only a little over pages long so I did not have to devote much time to it. When reading it, I was mindful of this book being pioneer of its genre. Want to Read saving…. mqltes

I have never given 1 star to a book on Goodreads, no matter how bad it is, but The Maltese Falcon is the ultimate halcin for me. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I’m sorry to say for any of Dashiel Hammett’s fans out there, but this book is just a piece of trash that I feel very sorry to have read. I’d never seen the movie and had to read the book for my book club and I just despised it.

Helena added it Jul 28, He rolled a cigarette. I really struggled to finish this book. A Seed of Modernism: A man unafraid of monotony!

This version maktes The Hollywood Theater of the Ear had too many actors and actresses. There were so many things I hated about this book. I had seen various incarnations of this same story unfold through numerous adaptations, so in a way, I was already familiar with the story.

With the noir itch still very active, I settled on this book. After they leave, Spade calls the police and tells them where to pick up the pair. Please try again later.