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The Glass Key

(1931)
A novel by

 
 
Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him? Dashiell Hammett's tour de force of detective fiction combines an airtight plot, authentically venal characters, and writing of telegraphic crispness.

A one-time detective and a master of deft understatement, Dashiell Hammett virtually invented the hard-boiled crime novel. This classic Hammet work of detective fiction combines an airtight plot, authentically venal characters, and writing of telegraphic crispness.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Dashiell Hammett's The Glass Key

Hardback Editions

April 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Glass Key (CRIME MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-7528-5132-2 / 978-0-7528-5132-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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April 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Glass Key (CRIME MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-304-34529-6 / 978-0-304-34529-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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October 2001 : UK Hardback

Title: The Glass Key (Camden S.)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-7540-4611-7 / 978-0-7540-4611-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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September 1985 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-89966-114-9 / 978-0-89966-114-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Buccaneer Books
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December 1978 : UK Hardback
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Title: Glass Key (Lythway classics of crime and detection)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-85046-812-4 / 978-0-85046-812-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Lythway P.
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February 1974 : UK Hardback
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Title: Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-304-29316-4 / 978-0-304-29316-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Glass Key (Murder Room)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 1-4091-3804-6 / 978-1-4091-3804-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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March 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Glass Key (CRIME MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-7528-5133-0 / 978-0-7528-5133-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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April 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Glass Key (Camden S.)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-7540-4612-5 / 978-0-7540-4612-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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July 1989 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-679-72262-9 / 978-0-679-72262-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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May 1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-330-24362-4 / 978-0-330-24362-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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June 1982 : USA Paperback

Title: Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-89340-331-8 / 978-0-89340-331-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: John Curley & Assoc
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April 1972 : USA Paperback
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Title: GLASS KEY, THE V773
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-394-71773-2 / 978-0-394-71773-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 1966 : UK Paperback
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Title: Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-14-002435-2 / 978-0-14-002435-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

August 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 1-72131-842-9 / 978-1-72131-842-1
Publisher: Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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December 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 1-60998-394-7 / 978-1-60998-394-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
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December 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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December 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Glass Key Lib/E
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-7927-8121-X / 978-0-7927-8121-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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February 2000 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Glass Key (Isis)
Author(s): Dasheill Hammett
ISBN: 0-7531-0901-8 / 978-0-7531-0901-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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1998 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0-7366-4039-8 / 978-0-7366-4039-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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April 1994 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Glass Key: Complete & Unabridged (Isis)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 1-85695-712-8 / 978-1-85695-712-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Isis
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Kindle Editions

May 2018 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: Savage Books
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April 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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December 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Glass Key (Illustrated Edition)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher:
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September 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Glass Key (Murder Room)
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: The Murder Room
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February 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: Parnell Classics
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July 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: inktree
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July 2012 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics
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February 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Glass Key
Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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