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The Maltese Falcon (Vintage Crime) by Dashiell Hammett
The Maltese Falcon (Vintage Crime)

Thad, January 2, 2013

At first it was tough to read without hearing it in the satirized cadence associated with hard-boiled detective novels and therefore take seriously, but a couple of pages in you realize it’s dark poetry. Plotted around the kind of cynical, morally and motivationally ambiguous, damaged protagonist I could relate to. It’s Mid-Century modern Shakespeare.
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