Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett

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Red Harvest is so briskly paced and so clever in its setups.
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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. Red Harvest is more than a superb crime novel: it is a classic exploration of corruption and violence in the American grain.

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About Dashiell Hammett

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Dashiell Hammett was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, screenplay writer, and political activist. He created enduring characters including Sam Spade (The Maltese Falcon), Nick and Nora Charles (The Thin Man), and the Continental Op (Red Harvest and The Dain Curse).
Published December 29, 2010 by Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. 226 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, History, Professional & Technical, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, War. Fiction
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on Dec 19 2005

Red Harvest is so briskly paced and so clever in its setups.

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Spinetingler Magazine

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on Nov 08 2010

I know it’s blasphemy for me to say I didn’t like it but I’m happy to say I’ve read and experienced it and that I can check it off the list.

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Robert Freed 8 Apr 2013

Rated the book as 4 out of 5