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In The Morgue

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PERIL PRESS presents:

Saucy Stories, October 15 1923
Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, August 1959
IN THE MORGUE
aka The Dimple
by Dashiell Hammett

A generation or so ago, when this story was first published, an author was not permitted to refer in print to a woman's legs—they had to be called “limbs”; even the phrase “a devil in her eye” was subject to bowdlerizing (our au
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Kindle Edition, Illustrated, 29 pages
Published December 6th 2013 by Peril Press
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Charlie Gibson
Jul 04, 2014 Charlie Gibson rated it did not like it
A terrible waste of time and a few cents.

This book isn't worth the paper it's printed on! The first and "only" story is about three pages long. The next few pages are comic strips from the old days! Who cares! Not worth the trouble!
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Also wrote as Peter Collinson, Daghull Hammett, Samuel Dashiell, Mary Jane Hammett

Samuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author of hardboiled detective novels and short stories. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade (The Maltese Falcon), Nick and Nora Charles (The Thin Man), and the Continental Op (Red Harvest and The Dain Curse). In addition to the significant influence his nove
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