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The hunter and other stories / Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0802121586
  • ISBN: 9780802121585
  • Description: vi, 291 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The Mysterious Press, [2013]

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Content descriptions

Contents Note: 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 Commentary -- The hunter (unpublished) -- The sign of the potent pills (unpublished) -- The diamond wager (1929, uncollected) -- Action and the Quiz Kid (unpublished) -- Men. Commentary -- Fragments of justice (unpublished) -- A throne for the worm (unpublished) -- Magic (unpublished) -- Faith (2007) -- An inch and a half of glory (unpublished) -- Nelson Redline (unpublished) -- Monk and Johnny Fox (unpublished) -- The cure (2011, uncollected) -- Men and women. Commentary -- Seven pages (2005) -- The breech-born (unpublished) -- The lovely strangers (unpublished) -- Week--end (unpublished) -- On the way (1932, uncollected) -- Screen stories. Commentary -- The kiss-off (unpublished, story for City Streets, Paramount 1931) -- Devil's playground (unpublished and unproduced) -- On the make (unpublished, story for Mr.Dynamite, Universal, 1935) -- Appendix: The lost Spade. Commentary -- A knife will cut for anybody (unpublished) -- Afterword.
Summary: An anthology of eighteen short stories includes a number of previously unpublished pieces as well as early screen treatments for "On the Make" and "The Kiss-Off."
Rivett, Julie M., editor. (Added Author). Layman, Richard, 1947- editor. (Added Author).

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