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Finished it just to finish. I’m four chapters in and I don’t think I’ll finish it.

El halcón maltés by Dashiell Hammett (1 star ratings)

But I have a feeling the author didn’t intend that. The prose pretty much hurt my eyes and insulted me as a reader. I had a sort of vague timeline where if I kept up the pace I’d finished books at in June I could finish by the end of the summer; it became clear eventually that this was untenable, but I was like, “Okay, as long as nothing goes horribly wrong, I should still be able to fi This fuckn book Let’s be transparent here: I realize the book was written inand times were different then, but this story bears little resemblance to reality.

Jul 20, A. Do we get a whopping plot to make up hammftt all these shortcomings? At any rate, I loathed this book and likely the time it was written in.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The music was written by Adolph Deutschwho later went on to win an Academy Award.

Spade is awakened by a phone call early in the morning and the police inform him that Archer has been killed. I waited to watch the film so that I could read the novel, but I probably should have done a blasphemous act and just watched the movie.

Seriously, unless you are dedicate I think, for the first time in my life, I can honestly say that the movie was better than the book!


Detective stories have come a long way since the Maltese Falco I could not get over all the corny stereotypes and shallow characters of the book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For instance, Cairo’s calling cards and handkerchiefs are scented with gardenias ; he fusses about his clothes and becomes upset when blood from a scratch ruins his shirt; and he makes subtle fellating gestures with his cane during his interview with Spade.

I couldn’t finish it. I just couldn’t take one more description of the way the beautiful and dangerous woman walked into a room, chewing on her lip, wearing a hat. In small doses it makes the flavor of the time. It might be the translation, but I’m not enjoying Hammett’s writing style. This book is just plain bad in so many levels, and I would never pick anything up by Dashiel Hammett again. Retrieved March 31, — via Newspapers.

El halcon maltes / The Maltese Falcon

Retrieved November 26, And I can certainly allow him that. Rutgers Films in Print. He repeatedly over-explains dashie,l over-describes and overemphasizes his points, and it’s exhausting. This thing is OK you liked the movie. Really long descriptions which, for me, added nothing to the story. Paperbackpages. He depends on the situation to generate the suspicion in our minds.

Olga Osorio rated it really liked it Apr 24, The book plays out like a boring episode of Scooby Doo if the characters were all victims of self inflicted anoxic brain injuries from trying to breath under water. Then there is the villain hammetr the gay villain — who is the most grotesque over simplification of what people in that era though of us soulless, cheating, fancy boys.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Helena added it Jul 28, During his preparation for The Maltese Falconfirst-time director John Huston planned each second of the film to the very last detail, tailoring the screenplay with instructions to himself for a shot-for-shot setup, with sketches for every scene, so filming could proceed fluently and professionally.


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Luis Alara rated it it was amazing Jul 15, The sinful women are portrayed as beautiful and dishonest to the point of theft, seduction, and murder. But then there’s the story itself. Jun 01, Audrey K.

Much of haocon meat of the story takes place off screen, and that’s ignoring the elements needed to have Spade reveal how smart he is by the end of the book with the grand re-telling of the story while filling in the missing gaps. O’Shaughnessy calls the office, gives an address, then screams before the line goes dead. November Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Maltese Falcon – Spoilers 19 Nov 22, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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I advise people who enjoyed this classic to try to develop other tastes. The Character development was non existent except for Sam Hammeth, the main character.

Retrieved February 17, It was first filmed the next year and for a second time as Satan Met a Lady inbut rewritten as a light comedy with many elements of the story changed. Thames and Hudson, [c. I disliked Sam Spade right from the outset.