Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett My rating: 4 of 5 stars Like Arthur Conan Doyle, who begins The Sign of Four with Sherlock Holmes in a drug trance, Dashiell Hammett can't get his detective novel¬†started without an infusion of aestheticism. The Maltese Falcon, named as it is for an objet d'art,¬†opens with two descriptions… Continue reading Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon