Arson Plus

Arson Plus Review

This classic tale from Black Mask is the first appearance of ''The Continental Op'', a character who would eventually appear in 28 stories and two novels....

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  • Kevin

    "because it’s the nature of man to poke around in ruins." great line from the storyArson Plus was the first Continental Op story. Character List(view spoiler)[ Continental Detective Agency’s San ...

  • Gary Sundell

    Very early Hammett from the pages of Black Mask magazine. This volume contains the first three of the Continental Op short stories. It will be interesting to see Hammett's growth as a writer in later ...

  • Lexxi Kitty

    I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and MysteriousPress.com/Open Road in exchange for an honest review.This is not my first book by this author, though I am unsure how many I’ve actually r...

  • Clint

    Entertaining read. This is only my second encounter with Hammett. After taking a noir film class in college years ago and having loved the movie staring Bogart, I read The Maltese Falcon. I see more i...

  • Richard

    I've heard of the author, but never encountered him. A good way to pass the time. Short enough to read in a waiting room, short trips in the car, or even on your lunch break.I became aware of this sto...

  • Chris

    I don’t think that Dashiell Hammett’s impact on the mystery genre can be understated, given that he created such classic novels (and films) as Red Harvest, The Glass Key, The Thin Man, and The Mal...

  • Muhammad Bilal

    Entertaining....so who was in the window during the fire???? Did I miss something?...

  • Eden Thompson

    From my book blog www.JetBlackDragonfly.blogspot.comI always love a pulp noir and have found a lot of oddball ones and buried treasures, as well as classic mysteries and sci-fi as free downloads onlin...

  • Frank Hickey

    Hammett's grand-daughter, Julie Rivet, told methat she feels that Hammett's favorite of his ownbooks was 'the Glass Key.' This story 'Arson Plus' is not far behind. The characters leap off the page ...

  • Michelle

    3.5/5: a good short story ...