Posts tagged dashiell hammett.

I had an idea he thought I hadn’t a refining influence.


    — Dashiell Hammett, from The Dain Curse

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Yes," he said, and shivered. "Well, send her in.


    — Dashiell Hammett, from The Maltese Falcon

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[‘Murder doesn’t round out anybody’s life except the murdered’s and sometimes the murderer’s.’]
‘That may be,’ Nora said, ‘but it’s all pretty unsatisfactory.’


    — Dashiell Hammett, from The Thin Man 

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