The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett, Arion Press, 1983

A few months back, in a review of The Big Sleep from Arion Press, I mentioned that Raymond Chandler’s classic helped me get over my snobby belief that, besides Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, works within the detective genre could not possibly rise to the level of classic literature. With my new found respect for the genre, I was looking forward to reading The Maltese Falcon … Continue reading The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett, Arion Press, 1983