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[the seminal pulp crime magazine which first published Hammett].
Despite its sizeable influence on American fiction and film, Red Harvest remains the only Hammett novel never to have been filmed.
Robert Graves thought Hammett was better than either Chandler or Asbury and called The Maltese Falcon, “a literary landmark.”
Add A.J. Liebling, Raymond Chandler, Hammett, Cain, and the boys, Nelson Algren and William Kennedy.
But we never really read Chandler—or Hammett—for their mysteries, we read them for language and atmosphere.
In truth, the supper down at the old Hammett farmhouse, after the work of the day was over, was the principal event.
He was uneasy right away, because he had failed to arrange with Hammett how long he was to stay locked up.
When Peter started to scream, Hammett clapped his other hand over his mouth, and so Peter knew that it was all up.
Walky Dexter was going to drive out to the Hammett place after supper to pick up his load of young people.
Ford and Hammett are at the dock all ready to search him when I give the word.Under Cover|Roi Cooper Megrue