Crime & Mystery Books:

The Big Knockover

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

The Big Knockover

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Format:

Paperback / softback
The Big Knockover by Dashiell Hammett
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Dashiell Hammett first wrote about the Continental Op, the short, fat, balding detective with no home, no name and no personal existence apart from his work, more than eighty years ago. In doing so he created one of the most enduring icons of modern times - the private eye, the isolated hero in a treacherous and brutal world. The Continental Op stories are among Hammett's finest and most colourful writing.

Author Biography

Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) was born in Maryland and worked in a number of menial jobs until he became an operative for the Pinkerton Detective Agency. His experiences as a private detective laid the foundations for his writing career. His work includes Red Harvest, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, The Thin Man and some eighty short stories, mostly published in Black Mask magazine.
Release date NZ
September 15th, 2005
Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Pages
448
Dimensions
129x198x28
ISBN-13
9780752867519
Product ID
1638474

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

Filed under...