Red Harvest

Author(s): Dashiell Hammett

Crime Fiction

The Continental Op first heard Personville called Poisonville by Hickey Dewey. But since Dewey also called a shirt a shoit, he didn't think anything of it. Until he went there and his client, the only honest man in Poisonville, was murdered. Then the Op decided to stay to punish the guilty. And that meant taking on the entire town...


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'An acknowledged literary landmark' Robert Graves

...a literary classic dealing with corruption by one of the masters of crime fiction CATHOLIC HERALD

Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) was born in Maryland and worked in a number of menial jobs until he became an operative for the Pinkerton Detective Agency. His experiences as a private detective laid the foundations for his writing career. His work includes RED HARVEST, THE MALTESE FALCON, THE GLASS KEY, THE THIN MAN and some 80 short stories, mostly published in BLACK MASK magazine.

General Fields

  • : 9781409138082
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : November 2012
  • : 197mm X 130mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dashiell Hammett
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 813.52
  • : 224