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A man named Thin

Dashiell Hammett

A man named Thin

and other stories.

by Dashiell Hammett

  • 277 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Ferman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCollected and edited, with introd. and critical notes by Ellery Queen.
    SeriesMercury mystery,, no. 233
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.H1884 Map, PS3515.A4347 Map
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5851356M
    LC Control Number62011514
    OCLC/WorldCa987431

    Dashiell Hammett's novel The Thin Man is a small but dense piece of detective fiction which follows a former detective, Nick Charles (short for the .   Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. With William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton. Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it.8/10(K).

    The novel "The Thin Man" was written in by American author, Dashiell Hammett. The book was later made into a six-part film series and also a TV .   A Street Cat Named Bob is an international sensation, landing on the bestseller list in England for 52 consecutive weeks and selling in 26 countries around the world. When street musician James Bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building, he had no idea how much his life was about to change/5().

    There was an old man named Michael Finnegan He went fishing with a pin-again Caught a fish and dropped it in again Poor old Michael Finnegan Begin again. There was an old man named Michael Finnegan He grew fat and then grew thin again Went on diets and couldn't get skin-again Poor old Michael Finnegan Begin again. There was an old man named. Posted in Dash | Tagged "In the Morgue", "The Dimple", A Man Named Thin, EQMM, Frederic Dannay, Lost Stories, pure texts, Saucy Stories, Terry Zobeck | Hammett: All He Wrote. Posted on by Don And now, on Birthday , it is time to do a recount — we’ll call these The Zobeck Statistics. As anyone who has been on the tour knows.


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First appearance of the Dashiell Hammett short story, "A Man Named Thin" in the March, issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. Some age darkening to text paper, some light reading creases, a very good copy. Small octavo, printed wrappers.

First appearance of the Dashiell Hammett short story, "A Man Named Thin" in the March, issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. Some age darkening to text paper, some light reading creases, a very good copy. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 2.

A man named Thin --Wages of crime --The Gatewood caper --The barber and his wife --Itchy the debonair --The second-story angel --In the morgue --When luck's running good. Series Title: Mercury mysteries, no.

MAN NAMED THIN, A Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, "Please retry" — — $ The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, Manufacturer: Eller Queen's Mystery Mag.

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The book is good but different. The Thin Man is a comedy of manners mixed with a solid mystery. Nick Charles is a retired private eye who gets pressed into investigating the murder of a woman in which a former client of his named Clyde Wynant is a suspect, though Wynant (who was the actual thin man not Charles) has been missing for quite some time.

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This one features the lush drinking duo Nick and Nora Charles and opens very much like a screwball 4/5. Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis.

At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin. A MAN NAMED THIN: And other stories. New York: (Mercury Mystery), ().

First edition. Mercury Mystery No. A paperback original featuring the first book appearance of each of the 8 stories. Edited and with introduction by Ellery Queen. Perfect bound. "The Man Called Red," is an engaging read, full of anecdotes worthy of being shared.

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New York: Joseph W. Ferman, Publisher, Octavo, printed wrappers. First edition. Mercury Mystery Collects eight stories, A Man Named Thin, Wages of Crime, The Gatewood Caper, The Barber and His Wife, Itchy the Debonair, The Second-Story Angel, In the Morgue and When Luck's Running Good.

Mostly early stories reprinted from the pulps, two from BACK MASK. The Thin Man () offered another immortal sleuth, Nick Charles.

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Collects the following stories; "A Man Named Thin," "Wages of Crime," "The Gatewood Caper," "The Barber and His Wife," "Itchy the Debonair," "The Second-Story Angel," "In the Morgue and When Luck's Running Good." First book publication for all stories except the first.

Introduction and critical notes by Ellery Queen. Layman A Harsher in Hindsight: The book and film provided the code name for a nuclear bomb design in the Manhattan Project. "Fat Man" and "Little Boy" bombs, which went on to be dropped on Japan, were named according to the convention set by Thin Man.

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The Thin Man box comes out on Aug 2nd. Here's a trivia (or significa) question you can hang up your friends with. In the first Thin Man film inwho played the Thin Man?

Answer - Edward Ellis. He is the title character whose murder is investigated by Nick and Nora.