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Joe Gores

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Spade & Archer: The Prequel to Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon (2009)
3.6 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: The concept is intriguing: a prequel to "The Maltese Falcon" written by a Hammett biographer who also is a prolific mystery writer. In the end, I liked the author interview at the back better than the book. Joe Gores gets the Hammett cadence and the streets of San Francisco, but ...
Spade and Archer (2000)
3.6 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Did this book need to be written...? It's flap offers that it gives rationale and backstory to much of Sam Spade's dark personality in Maltese Falcon... But Spade's unexplained backstory was Hammett's choice. This is not another writer's turf! In fact, why doesn't he invent n...
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