Hammett Dashiell

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Ham·mett

 (hăm′ĭt), Dashiell 1894-1961.
American writer of highly acclaimed detective fiction, including The Maltese Falcon (1930) and The Thin Man (1934).
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PUBLISHED 1930 THE MALTESE FALCON by Dashiell Hammett DASHIELL HAMMETT is largely credited with the invention of the modern hard-boiled detective novel and The Maltese Falcon introduced the now archetypal private eye, Sam Spade.