Dashiell Hammett: The Library of America Edition: Two-volume boxed set

Library of America - Used book in Good Condition. In the stories he wrote for black mask and other pulp magazines in the 1920s and 1930s, Hammett used the vernacular adventure tale to register the jarring textures and revved-up cadences of modern America. Complete novels, hemingway, the first of two volumes gathered here,, presents the five groundbreaking books whose gritty, lean prose won admiration from such contemporaries as Stein, and Faulkner: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Glass Key, The Maltese Falcon, and The Thin Man.

The texts, are those that appeared originally in the pulps, reprinted here for the first time, without the revisions introduced by later editors. The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, feature cloth covers, and ribbon markers, sewn bindings, authoritative editions that average 1, 000 pages in length, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

Dashiell Hammett: The Library of America Edition: Two-volume boxed set - Here, for the first time in a deluxe collector’s box, is the most comprehensive edition of the hard-boiled crime fiction of Dashiell Hammett ever published. An invaluable collection. Kirkus reviewslibrary of america is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.

Crime stories & other writings presents 24 of these classic tales, along with revealing essays and an early, unfinished version of his novel The Thin Man.





Raymond Chandler: The Library of America Edition

Library of America - I was neat, shaved and sober, clean, and I didn’t care who knew it. Library of America. I was everything the well-dressed private detective ought to be. The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, and ribbon markers, 000 pages in length, sewn bindings, feature cloth covers, authoritative editions that average 1, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

. I was calling on four million dollars. I was wearing my powder-blue suit, tie and display handkerchief, black brogues, with dark blue shirt, black wool socks with dark blue clocks on them. With these words, raymond chandler’s great literary creation and one of the most enduringly popular characters in American fiction, private eye Philip Marlowe, first took life seventy-five years ago.

Raymond Chandler: The Library of America Edition - It was about eleven o’clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills. Here, chandler’s brilliant screenplay for double indemnity, for the first time in a deluxe collector’s box, my lovely; The High Window; The Lady in the Lake; The Little Sister; The Long Goodbye; and Playback—along with thirteen classic pulp stories, are all seven Philip Marlowe novels—The Big Sleep; Farewell, and a selection of his revealing essays and letters: the most comprehensive edition of the hard-boiled crime fiction of Raymond Chandler ever published.

Library of america is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.





American Noir: 11 Classic Crime Novels of the 1930s, 40s, & 50s: A Library of America Boxed Set

Library of America - Ripley by patricia highsmithpick-up by charles willeforddown there by david goodisthe real Cool Killers by Chester Himes892 pages • 978-1-883011-49-9 Library of America volume #95This adventurous two-volume collection presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories.

Cainthey shoot horses, don’t they? by horace mccoythieves like us by edward andersonthe big clock by kenneth fearingnightmare alley by william lindsay greshamI Married a Dead Man by Cornell Woolrich990 pages • 978-1-883011-46-8 Library of America volume #94CRIME NOVELS: AMERICAN NOIR OF THE 1950sThe Killer Inside Me by Jim ThompsonThe Talented Mr.

American Noir: 11 Classic Crime Novels of the 1930s, 40s, & 50s: A Library of America Boxed Set - With visionary and often subversive force they create a dark and violent mythology out of the most commonplace elements of modern life. Library of America. Tapping deep roots in the american literary imagination, guilt, obsessive passion, murder, deception, the novels in this volume explore themes of crime, and the disintegrating psyche.

. Library of america. The raw power of their vernacular style has profoundly influenced contemporary American culture and writing. Library of america is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.

The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, 000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, authoritative editions that average 1, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.





The Ross Macdonald Collection: 11 Classic Lew Archer Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set Lew Archer: The Library of America, 264-279-295

Library of America - Here, for the first time in a deluxe three-volume Library of America boxed set, are eleven of his classic Lew Archer mysteries. Contains:four novels of the 1950s library of america volume #264  the way some people die the barbarous coastthe doomstersthe galton casethree novels of the early 1960s library of america volume #279The Zebra-Striped HearseThe ChillThe Far Side of the DollarFour Later Novels Library of America volume #295Black MoneyThe Instant EnemyThe Goodbye LookThe Underground ManLIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.

Library of America. Library of america. Ross macdonald transformed the detective novel into a literary expression of unique psychological depth and drama. The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, feature cloth covers, 000 pages in length, and ribbon markers, authoritative editions that average 1, sewn bindings, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.





Elmore Leonard: The Classic Crime Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set

Library of America - 89the switchfour novels of the 1980s library of america volume #267city primevallabravaglitzfreaky deakyfour later novels library of America volume #280Get ShortyRum PunchOut of SightTishomingo BluesLIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.

This is elmore Leonard at his unbeatable best. Contains:four novels of the 1970s library of America volume #255  Fifty-Two PickupSwagUnknown Man No. The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, feature cloth covers, authoritative editions that average 1, 000 pages in length, and ribbon markers, sewn bindings, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

Elmore Leonard: The Classic Crime Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set - The library of america presents the definitive edition of an American master of crime fiction: twelve modern classics in a deluxe three-volume collector’s boxed set. Library of america. Library of America.





The Philip K. Dick Collection: A Library of America Boxed Set

Library of America - Bloodmoney • now wait for last year • flow my tears, the policeman said • a scanner darkly • a maze of death • valis • the divine invasion • The Transmigration of Timothy ArcherLIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.

Library of America. Dick’s best science fiction novels: the man in the high castle • the Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? • Ubik • Martian Time-Slip • Dr. The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, 000 pages in length, sewn bindings, authoritative editions that average 1, feature cloth covers, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

The Philip K. Dick Collection: A Library of America Boxed Set - Library of America. This boxed set includes all three Library of America volumes collecting Philip K. Library of america.





Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s: A Library of America Boxed Set

Library of America - Library of America. The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, authoritative editions that average 1, 000 pages in length, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries. Hughes’s in a lonely place, the terrifyingly intimate portrait of a serial killer; and Elisabeth Sanxay Holding’s The Blank Wall, in which a wife in wartime is forced to take extreme measures when her family is threatened.

Their work, influential in its day and still vibrant and extraordinarily riveting, is long overdue for rediscovery. The library of america and editor sarah weinman redefine the classic era of American crime fiction with a landmark collection of eight brilliant novels by the female pioneers of the genre, Tana French, the women who paved the way for Gillian Flynn, and Lisa Scottoline.

Though women crime and suspense writers dominate today’s best seller lists, the extraordinary creations of the mid-century female pioneers of the genre are largely unknown. Library of America. From the 1940s, here are vera caspary’s famous career girl mystery Laura; Helen Eustis’s intricate campus thriller The Horizontal Man; Dorothy B.

Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s: A Library of America Boxed Set - Library of america. Now the library of america makes these classic books available in a deluxe two-volume collector’s edition. The 1950s volume includes charlotte armstrong’s mischief, the nightmarish drama of a child entrusted to a psychotic babysitter; Patricia Highsmith’s brilliant The Blunderer, which tracks the perverse parallel lives of two men driven toward murder; Margaret Millar’s Beast in View, a relentless study in madness; and Dolores Hitchens’s Fools’ Gold, a hard-edged tale of robbery and redemption.





The Big Book of the Continental Op

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - One of dashiell hammett's most memorable characters, 1923, the Continental Op made his debut in Black Mask magazine on October 1, narrating the first of twenty-eight stories and two novels that would change forever the face of detective fiction. The book features all twenty-eight of the original standalone Continental Op stories, the original serialized versions of Red Harvest and The Dain Curse, and previously unpublished material.

The op is a tough, wry, unglamorous gumshoe who has inspired a following that is both global and enduring. Library of america. His legendary works have been lauded for almost one hundred years by fans, and his novel The Maltese Falcon was adapted into a classic film starring Humphrey Bogart. Library of America.

The Big Book of the Continental Op - . He has been published in periodicals, he has never, but until now, in all his ninety-two years, and short story collections, paperback digests, had the whole of his exploits contained in one book. Library of America. Now for the first time ever in one volume, all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring the Continental Op—one of the greatest characters in storied history of detective fiction.

Dashiell hammett is the father of modern hard-boiled detective stories. This anthology of continental Op stories is the only complete, one-volume work of its kind.





Noir Archive Volume 1: 1944-1954 9 Movie Collection Blu-ray

Kit Parker Films B07KZ4MW2C - Sears cst/barry sullivan, luther Adler, John Baer - all in high definition presented in their original aspect ratios. Shrink-wrapped. Library of America. Stalwart noir directors and casts highlight these hard to find featuresaddress unknown 1944 dir/william cameron menzies, cst/paul lukas, peter van eyck; escape in the fog 1945 dir/oscar budd boetticher cst/Otto Kruger, Carl Esmond, Nina Foch, William Wright; The Guilt of Janet James 1947 dir/Henry Levin cst/Rosalind Russell, Richard Basehart, Sid Caesar; The Black Book aka The Reign of Terror 1949 dir/Anthony Mann cst/Robert Cummings, Nina Foch, Melvyn Douglas, Arlene Dahl; Johnny Allegro 1949 dir/Ted Tetzlaff cst/George Raft, George Macready; 711 Ocean Drive 1950 dir/Joseph M.

Library of america. Library of America. Newman cst/edmond o'brien, charles korvin, otto kruger; the killer that stalked new york 1950 dir/earl mcevoy cst/Evelyn Keyes, Joanne Dru, Marta Toren, William Bishop; Assignment Paris 1952 dir/Earl McEvoy cst/Dana Andrews, George Sanders; The Miami Story 1954 dir/Fred F.





Under Occupation: A Novel

Random House - Library of America. Just before he dies, a man being chased by the Gestapo hands off to Paul Ricard a strange looking drawing. Library of america. It looks like a part for a military weapon; Ricard realizes it must be an important document smuggled out of Germany to aid the resistance. From the master of espionage and intrigue, this novel about heroic resistance fighters in 1942 occupied Paris is based on true events of Polish prisoners in Nazi Germany, who smuggled valuable intelligence to Paris and the resistance.

Occupied paris in 1942, a dark, treacherous city now ruled by the German security services, where French resistance networks are working secretly to defeat Hitler. As ricard is drawn deeper and deeper into the french resistance network, his increasingly dangerous assignments lead him to travel to Germany, and along the underground safe houses of the resistance--and to meet the mysterious and beautiful Leila, a professional spy.

Under Occupation: A Novel - Alan furst has been called "one of the best contemporary writers" by David McCullough, and "the most talented espionage novelist of our generation" by Vince Flynn. Library of America. Shrink-wrapped.





Raymond Chandler: Later Novels and Other Writings: The Lady in the Lake / The Little Sister / The Long Goodbye / Playback /Double Indemnity / Selected Essays and Letters Library of America

Library of America - Supplementing the volume, is a selection of letters and essays—including “The Simple Art of Murder, and providing a more personal glimpse of Chandler’s personality, ” in which Chandler muses on his pulp roots and on the special qualities of his hero and style. Library of america is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.

. In the process, he transformed both crime writing and the American language. Written during the war,  the lady in the Lake 1943 takes Philip Marlowe out of the seamy L. A. Library of America. Library of America. Cain’s novel. Shrink-wrapped. The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, 000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, authoritative editions that average 1, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

Raymond Chandler: Later Novels and Other Writings: The Lady in the Lake / The Little Sister / The Long Goodbye / Playback /Double Indemnity / Selected Essays and Letters Library of America - The darker tone typical of chandler’s later fiction is evident in the little sister 1949, and a seemingly naïve young woman from Manhattan, Kansas, in which an ambitious starlet, a blackmailer, are the key players in a plot that provides fuel for a bitter indictment of Hollywood and Chandler’s most savage portrayal of his adopted city.

The long goodbye 1953, uncovers a more anguished resonance in the Marlowe character, his most ambitious and self-revealing novel, in a plot that hinges on the betrayal of friendship and the compromises of middle age.