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    Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett

When the last honest citizen of Poisonville was murdered, the Continental Op stayed on to punish the guilty -- even if that meant taking on an entire town.

Year: 1929
Genre: ActionHardboiled Detective

    The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett

The Dain Curse is one of the Continental Op's most bizarre cases, and a tautly crafted masterpiece of suspense.

Year: 1929
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    The Big Knockover by Dashiell Hammett

This collection of short stories is worth buying just for the twenty-page introduction by Lillian Hellman, a long time friend of Hammett and the executor of his estate. She gives a unique perspective of Hammett beyond any of the biographical informati

Year: 1966
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    The Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett

The Continental Op, the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives, unravels a murder with too many clues and tangles with a crooked-eared gunman in these stories.

Year: 1974
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    The Big Book of the Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett

Now for the first time ever in one volume, all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring the Continental Op--one of the greatest characters in storied history of detective fiction.

Year: 2017
Genre: Hardboiled Detective


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YearTitle

1929Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett Action, Hardboiled Detective, Continental Op
1929The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Continental Op
1966The Big Knockover by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Continental Op, Short Stories
1974The Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Continental Op, Short Stories
2017The Big Book of the Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Continental Op