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Dashiell Hammett


(Samuel Dashiell Hammett)
USA flag (1894 - 1961)

aka Peter Collinson

American novelist and screenwriter. Drew from his experiences as a detective to write "The Maltese Falcon" and "The Thin Man" stories.

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Big Knockover
   1. The Gatewood Caper (1923)
   2. The Scorched Face (1925)
   3. Corkscrew (1925)
   4. The Gutting of Couffignal (1925)
   5. The Big Knockover (1927)
     aka $106,000 Blood Money
   6. This King Business (1928)
   7. Fly Paper (1929)
   The Big Knockover: and Other Stories (1966)
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Continental Op
   The Girl with the Silver Eyes (1924)
   1. Red Harvest (1929)
   2. The Dain Curse (1931)
   3. The Golden Horseshoe (1924)
   The Tenth Clew (1924)
   4. The Whosis Kid (1925)
   5. The Main Death (1927)
   6. The Farewell Murder (1930)
   The Big Book of the Continental Op (2017)
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Novels
   The Sardonic Star of Tom Doody (1923) (as by Peter Collinson)
   The Maltese Falcon (1930)
   The Glass Key (1931)
   Woman in the Dark (1933)
   The Thin Man (1934)
   They Can Only Hang You Once (1944)
   The Creeping Siamese (1950)
   Nightmare Town (1950)
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Collections
   The Novels of Dashiell Hammett (1927)
   The Adventures of Sam Spade (1944)
   A Man Called Spade (1944)
   The Continental Op (1945)
   Hammett Homicides (1946)
   Dead Yellow Women (1947)
   The Four Great Novels (1983)
   Complete Novels (1999)
   Crime Stories (2001)
   Dashiell Hammett (2004)
   Vintage Hammett (2005)
   Lost Stories (2005) (with Vince Emery and Joe Gores)
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Anthologies edited
   Creeps by Night (1931)
     aka Modern Tales of Horror
   The Red Brain (1961)
   Breakdown (1968)
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Non fiction
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Omnibus editions
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Series contributed to
Black Cat Weekly
   6. Black Cat Weekly #6 (2021) (with others)
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