Tag Archives Dashiell Hammett

Bringing Up the Rear: The Literary Mic Drop

Bringing Up the Rear: The Literary Mic Drop

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Many years ago, my agent offered me the following advice: "The most important sentence of your novel ...

From Hard-Boiled Mysteries to Film Noir to the World

From Hard-Boiled Mysteries to Film Noir to the World

Earlier this month, the St Louis Jewish Film Festival asked me to introduce the screening of ...

The Perfect Ending: Hollywood v. the Novel, Part 3

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And now for the third and final comparison of the closing scene in a major Hollywood ...