The Maltese Falcon. A detective story from 1931 written by Dashiell Hammett. The book is widely regarded as a classic among detective fiction, and the third film adaptation of the […]
Detective stories, especially gritty, noir-inspired ones, have always intrigued me but never been a genre I have passionately sought after. The extent of my experience is the modern renditions of […]
This was perhaps the most surprising element of the story to me when I read the source novel—the literal Maltese falcon. Though it was nowhere near the surprise I experienced when I realized the 1941 adaptation was far from the noir novel I knew.