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The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett
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Aug 16, 2010

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Fast paced read, but a plot so convoluted even Hammett couldn't pull it off. Still, every time the phone rang while I was reading this, it interrupted a murder scene. Hammett is a master, and while this isn't as good as Red Harvest or The Maltese Falcon, it's enjoyable light reading. AND, there's an obscure Charles Darwin reference that I would love to have clarified.
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