Notes on Dashiell Hammett Fiction

Last updated Thu Apr 13 16:44:45 PDT 2000

Stories from Nightmare Town (Knopf, 1999)

"Nightmare Town"

"House Dick"
"Ruffian's Wife"
"The Man Who Killed Dan Odams"
"Night Shots"
"Zigzags of Treachery"
"The Assistant Murderer"
"His Brother's Keeper"
"Two Sharp Knives"
"Death on Pine Street"
"The Second-Story Angel"
"Afraid of a Gun"
"Tom, Dick or Harry"
"Who Killed Bob Teal?"
"One Hour"
"A Man Called Spade"
"Too Many Have Lived"
"They Can Only Hang You Once"
"A Man Named Thin"

"The First Thin Man"

See also my Dashiell Hammett Checklist and this very interesting typology of Dashiell Hammett pieces.

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