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„Der Malteser Falke“: Der berühmteste Krimi der Welt

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Autor Dashiell Hammett. In einem Nachwort zur Neuausgabe von „The Maltese Falcon“ im Jahr 1934 erklärte Hammett, dass es für seinen Sam Spade kein Vorbild gegeben habe.

Autor Dashiell Hammett. In einem Nachwort zur Neuausgabe von „The Maltese Falcon“ im Jahr 1934 erklärte Hammett, dass es für seinen Sam Spade kein Vorbild gegeben habe.

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Dashiell Hammetts „Der Malteser Falke“ gibt es in einer Neuübersetzung. Ein zeitloser Klassiker mit sehr amerikanischem Haudrauf-Helden.

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Sam Spade ist der erste „Hardboiled Detective“ der Literaturgeschichte

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Hammetts legendärer Detektiv behält auf der Jagd nach dem Falken immer die Fäden in der Hand

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