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The continental op

Dashiell Hammett

The continental op

by Dashiell Hammett

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English

  • Edition Notes

    This collection originally published, New York , Random House, 1974; London , Macmillan, 1975.

    StatementDashiell Hammett ; selected and with an introduction by Steven Marcus.
    ContributionsMarcus, Steven.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14992053M
    ISBN 100330251120

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    On Tuesday, J Open Road Media and will release eight e-books toward what will eventually become the complete Collected Case Files of the Continental Op, edited and presented by Hammett’s biographer Richard Layman and his granddaughter Julie M. Rivett notes in her foreword, the series marks “the first electronic publication of . About The Continental Op Short, thick-bodied, mulishly stubborn, and indifferent to pain, Dashiell Hammett’s Continetal Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives. In these stories the Op unravels a murder with too many clues, looks for a girl with eyes the color of shadows on polished silver, and tangles with a crooked.


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Series. The Continental Op was a Private Detective character created by Dashiell Hammett in and featured in around 30 stories and two novels, Red Harvest and The Dain Curse. note The total of short stories is either 28 or 36, depending on whether one counts the eight stories that were reworked into the.

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In these stories the Op unravels a murder. Red Harvest is a novel by Dashiell story is narrated by the Continental Op, a frequent character in Hammett's fiction, much of which is drawn from his own experiences as an operative of the Pinkerton Detective Agency (fictionalized as the Continental Detective Agency).

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This is a marvelous, wonderful collection of all of Hammett's Continental Op stories. One of the great characters of detective fiction, the unnamed Op worked for the great Continental Detective Agency (modeled after Pinkertons).5/5(2).Over the last couple of months, I've been reading aloud to my wife Tara the stories in The Big Book of the Continental Op, the first print collection ever of all of Dashiell Hammett's stories featuring the unnamed 've read fifteen of them so far, and as I write this, we're about three-quarters through the novelette "The Whosis Kid"—and on the edge of our seat each time .