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The Maltese falcon

Dashiell Hammett

The Maltese falcon

by Dashiell Hammett

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York London , Knopf, 1930.

    Statement(by) Dashiell Hammett.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22452448M
    ISBN 10030429313X

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