Dashiell Hammett portrait, Face-to-Face talk

Dashiell Hammett portrait, Face-to-Face talk

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David Ward, historian at NPG, discusses writer Dashiell Hammett. Inspired to try his hand at writing mysteries after his years with the Pinkerton Detective Agency, Dashiell Hammett met a warm reception when he published his first two detective novels in 1929. But it was the appearance of The Maltese Falcon a year later that secured him his reputation as one of America's most original mystery writers. The hard-bitten realism and crisp dialogue of that work led critics to compare its ... Más informaciones

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