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    The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

Sam Spade, a slightly shop-worn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics, stars in Hammett's detective fiction, a novel that has haunted several generations of readers. The Maltese Falcon is Hammett's most famous work.

Year: 1930
Genre: Hardboiled DetectiveStolen Goods

    Earthquake Weather by Tim Powers

The magical King of the West has been killed in California, and his assassin is one of the multiple personalities in the head of Janis Cordelia Plumtree--but which one? Sid Cochran is a one-time winemaker who blames his wife's suicide on the wine god Dionysus, and believes that Dionysus is now pursuing him.

Year: 1997
Genre: DystopianFantasy

    Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco by Ed Sams

It's still there: the city of Sam Spade, of the illusive Maltese falcon. San Francisco is still there--not only in street names, but in the buildings, alleyways, and timeless atmosphere of this city by the Bay. Join us in our quest to find what remains of Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco and to record it by photographing the very addresses that appear in his immortal crime stories.

Year: 2014





1930The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
1997Earthquake Weather by Tim Powers
2014Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco by Ed Sams