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The Dain Curse

Author: Dashiell Hammett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781471917691

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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'Not just the first of the tough school of crime-writing but the best' THE TIMES Miss Gabriel Dain Leggett is young and wealthy, with a penchant for morphine and religious cults. She also has an unfortunate effect on the people around her. They die - violently. Is she the victim of a family curse? The short, squat, utterly unsentimental Continental Op, the best private detective around, has his doubts and finds himself confronting something infinitely more dangerous. This is the Continental Op's most bizarre case and a tautly crafted masterpiece of suspense.
The Dain Curse
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Dashiell Hammett
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'Not just the first of the tough school of crime-writing but the best' THE TIMES Miss Gabriel Dain Leggett is young and wealthy, with a penchant for morphine and religious cults. She also has an unfortunate effect on the people around her. They die - violently. Is she the victim
The Dain Curse
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Dashiell Hammett
Categories: Continental Op (Fictitious character)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1929 - Publisher:

Miss Gabriel Dain Leggett is young and wealthy, with a penchant for morphine and religious cults. She also has an unfortunate effect on the people around her. They die - violently. Is she the victim of a family curse? The short, squat, utterly unsentimental Continental Op, the best private detective
The Dain Curse
Language: en
Pages: 633
Authors: Dashiell Hammett
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Everyman's Library

A compilation of works by one of the most popular writers of American, hard-boiled crime fiction features the tough, antihero detective, the Continental Op, who narrates four linked stories and the novel, "The Dain Curse."
THE DAIN CURSE. UNIFORM ED.
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Dashiell Hammett
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher:

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The Dain Curse
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Hammett Dashiell
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-27 - Publisher:

The detective known only as The Continental Op investigates a theft of diamonds from the Leggett family of San Francisco. The plot involves a supposed curse on the Dain family, said to inflict sudden and violent deaths upon those in their vicinity. Edgar Leggett's wife is a Dain, as is