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The Maltese Falcon, Paperback / softback Book

The Maltese Falcon Paperback / softback

Part of the Murder Room series

Paperback / softback

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One of the greatest crime novels of the 20th century. 'His name remains one of the most important and recognisable in the crime fiction genre.

Hammett set the standard for much of the work that would follow' IndependentSam Spade is hired by the fragrant Miss Wonderley to track down her sister, who has eloped with a louse called Floyd Thursby.

But Miss Wonderley is in fact the beautiful and treacherous Brigid O'Shaughnessy, and when Spade's partner Miles Archer is shot while on Thursby's trail, Spade finds himself both hunter and hunted: can he track down the jewel-encrusted bird, a treasure worth killing for, before the Fat Man finds him?

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