Red Harvest

Red Harvest

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The Continental Op first heard Personville called Poisonville by Hickey Dewey. But since Dewey also called a shirt a shoit, he didn't think anything of it. Until he went there and his client, the only honest man in Poisonville, was murdered. Then the Op decided to stay to punish the guilty. And that meant taking on the entire town...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 129 x 199 x 17mm | 215g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752852612
  • 9780752852614
  • 171,550

Review quote

'This story of senseless killing is made fascinating by its unrelenting paceand the sheer brilliance of the writing. Classic crime writing.'GOOD BOOK GUIshow more

About Dashiell Hammett

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.show more

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17,524 ratings
3.99 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (6,867)
3 22% (3,819)
2 4% (771)
1 1% (190)
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