The Continental Op

by Dashiell Hammett

The Continental Op, the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives, unravels a murder with too many clues and tangles with a crooked-eared gunman in these stories.

Short, thick-bodied, mulishly stubborn, and indifferent to pain, Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives. In this collection of short stories the Op unravels a murder with too many clues, looks for a girl with eyes the color of shadows on polished silver, and tangles with a crooked-eared gunman called Whosis.

Stories include: : The Tenth Claw, The Golden Horseshoe, The House in Turk Street, The Girl with the Silver Eyes, The Whosis Kid, The Main Death, and The Frewell Murder.

Short Story/Novella Collection

Genres, Series & More

My Library

  • Got It?
  • Want It?
  • Read It?
Please Login
Coming Soon!

Purchase New*



Paperback

Bookshop.org

Purchase Used*



Also by Dashiell Hammett


* The Vintage Library receives a small affiliate fee for all qualified sales from our product providers.
We appreciate your support!