Dashiell Hammett

The Big Book of The Continental Op

(This Edition Published)

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Author Dashiell Hammett
Editor Richard Layman
Editor Julie M. Rivett
Foreword by Julie M. Rivett
Introduction by Richard Layman
Designed by Christopher M. Zucker
Cover/Jacket Design by Joe Montgomery
Publisher Penguin Random House LLC
Imprint Vintage Books
Publisher Series Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Copyright Holder (Compilation) The Dashiell Hammett Literary Property Trust
Copyright Holder (Foreword/Preface) Julie M. Rivett
Copyright Holder (Introduction/Prologue) Richard Layman
Series The Continental Op
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Copyright
This Edition Published
Identifying Codes
ISBN 9780525432951
Format Trade Paperback
Publication Location New York, NY
Genre
Page Count 738 pages
Language English
Chapters Foreword: "Through Mud and Blood and Death and Deceit," by Julie M. Rivett

SECTION ONE: THE SUTTON YEARS
Introduction: The Sutton Years, 1923-1924, by Richard Layman
Arson Plus
Crooked Souls
Slippery Fingers
It
Bodies Piled Up
The Tenth Clew
Night Shots
Zigzags of Treachery
One Hour

SECTION TWO: THE CODY YEARS
Introduction: The Cody Years, 1924-1926, by Richard Layman
The House in Turk Street
The Girl with the Silver Eyes
Women, Politics & Murder
The Golden Horseshoe
Who Killed Bob Teal?
Mike or Alec or Rufus
The Whosis Kid
The Scorched Face
Corkscrew
Dead Yellow Women
The Gutting of Couffignal
Creeping Siamese

SECTION THREE: THE SHAW YEARS
Introduction: The Shaw Years, 1926-1930, by Richard Layman
The Big Knock-Over
$106,000 Blood Money
The Main Death
This King Business
Fly Paper
The Farewell Murder
Death and Company

BONUS: THE UNFINISHED OP
Commentary, by Julie M. Rivett
Three Dimes

SECTION FOUR: THE CONTINENTAL OP NOVELS
THE CLEANSING OF POISONVILLE
Introduction: The Cleansing of Poisonville, by Richard Layman
The Cleansing of Poisonville
Crime Wanted - Male or Female
Dynamite
The 19th Murder

THE DAIN CURSE
Introduction: The Dain Curse, by Richard Layman
Black Lives
The Hollow Temple
Black Honeymoon
Black Riddle

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