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The big knockover, and other stories

Dashiell Hammett

The big knockover, and other stories

by Dashiell Hammett

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by Dashiell Hammett) ; edited and with an introduction by Lillian Hellman.
    SeriesPenguin crime fiction
    ContributionsHellman, Lillian.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination414p. ;
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21672312M

    The Big Knockover by Hammett, Dashiell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This collection contains 38 of his short stories, including classics such as The Big Knockover and The Farewell Murder, as well as all five of his novels, including The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man. .

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      In the stories in THE BIG KNOCKOVER, the job means solving the bank heist to end all bank heists, taking on a gang of freebooters, cleaning up a vice-ridden hell in the desert and dealing /5(K). The Op's one enthusiasm is doing his job, and in The Big Knockover the jobs entail taking on a gang of modern-day freebooters, a vice-ridden hell's acre in the Arizona desert, and the bank job to end all 4/5(4).


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"The Big Knockover" is a collection of 10 short stories, 9 of which originally appeared in "Black Mask" or "Mystery Stories" magazines,and feature Dashiell Hammett's famous 5/5(5). The Big Knockover and other stories [Hammett.- DASHIELL] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Penguin paperback, vg In stock shipped from our UK warehouse5/5(1). Of the 28 stories not a part of Red Harvest or The Dain Curse, 26 have been made available in one of three collections from Vintage Crime, The Big Knockover (), The Continental Op (), and Created by: Dashiell Hammett.

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The big knockover, and other stories. [Dashiell Hammett; Lillian Hellman] Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: This collection originally published as 'The big knockover'.

This is a one volume republication of nine of Hammett's long short stories, some of which are not so well known because of their more obscure origins in the pulps, and the unfinished Tulip.

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The big knockover and other stories by Hammett, Dashiell Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Very good paperback copy; edges somewhat slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Short, thick-bodied, mulishly stubborn, and indifferent to physical pain, Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives.

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Personal Stories from the 2nd edition Big Book. * Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of. The Big Knockover: Selected Stories And Short Novels () About book: I read this as a follow-up to reading The Continental Op, which I enjoyed very much.

This volume includes eight more stories .The Big Knockover: Selected Stories And Short Novels () About book: I read this as a follow-up to reading The Continental Op, which I enjoyed very much. This volume includes eight more stories /5(5).At long last, Black Lizard collects all 28 of the Op’s completed stories, plus the opening chapter of one incomplete tale and the original Black Mask serializations of the novels that were revised and .