The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett audiobook

The Maltese Falcon

By Dashiell Hammett
Read by William Dufris

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing
7.10 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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The Maltese Falcon is the definitive masterpiece of the hard-boiled detective genre. It introduces legendary PI Sam Spade, a loner who follows his own code and the rules of the street as he zeros in on his partner’s killer and the famous jewel-encrusted bird. Humphrey Bogart immortalized the tough-guy detective in the classic 1941 film.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 2010 Audie Award for Best Audiobook Adaptation

A 2009 Audie Award Finalist

A 2009 Grammy Award for Adults

Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

A 2009 AudioFile Best Audiobook of the Year for Mystery

A Booklist Top 10 Crime Fiction Audiobook

A Booklist Editors’ Choice, March 2009

The Maltese Falcon is the definitive masterpiece of the hard-boiled detective genre. It introduces legendary PI Sam Spade, a loner who follows his own code and the rules of the street as he zeros in on his partner’s killer and the famous jewel-encrusted bird. Humphrey Bogart immortalized the tough-guy detective in the classic 1941 film.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The Maltese Falcon is not only probably the best detective story we have ever read, it is an exceedingly well written novel.” Times Literary Supplement (London)
“Dashiell Hammett…is a master of the detective novel, yes, but also one hell of a writer.” Boston Globe
“As edge-of-one’s-seat captivating today as it was eighty years ago, Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon is a classic that hard-boiled mystery buffs everywhere are sure to enjoy.” Midwest Book Review
“Reader William Dufris is a one-man band, covering the entire cast of diverse characters with unbelievable ease. His shifts from tough Sam Spade to the damsel in distress to any of a host of bad guys is just short of amazing.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Dashiell Hammett

Author Bio: Dashiell Hammett

Dashiell Hammett (1894–1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories. He is widely regarded as one of the finest mystery writers of all time. In addition to The Maltese Falcon, his pioneering novels include Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Glass Key, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Thin Man.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 7.10
Audience: Adult
Language: English