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Dashiell Hammett

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He looked rather pleasantly, like a blonde satan.

— Dashiell Hammett


I don t mind a reasonable amount of trouble.

— Dashiell Hammett


Nora said: 'I love you, Nicky, because you smell nice and know such fascinating people.

— Dashiell Hammett

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...What disturbed him was the discovery that in sensibly ordering his affairs he had got out of step, and not into step, with Life.

— Dashiell Hammett


So that's the way you scientific detectives work. My god! for a fat, middle-aged, hard-boiled, pig-headed guy, you've got the vaguest way of doing things I ever heard of.

— Dashiell Hammett

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I haven't any sort of plans for the future but I reckon things will work out in some manner.

— Dashiell Hammett

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I don't know much about him; never heard him say more than nope or yup.

— Dashiell Hammett

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I have not killed anyone. They will not let me.

— Dashiell Hammett

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It's awfully easy to be in love in jail.

— Dashiell Hammett

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Another man whose social life has ruined him.

— Dashiell Hammett

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All the novels except The Thin Man were originally serialized in three four or five parts in various magazines.

'hard-boiled' school of detective fiction. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade (The Maltese Falcon) Nick and Nora Charles (The Thin Man) and the Continental Op (Red Harvest and The Dain Curse). : /dəˈʃiːl/; May 27 1894 – January 10 1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories a screenplay writer and political activist.

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