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Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett: 1921-1960 (Paperback)

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This is a selection from the letters of Dashiell Hammett, the American writer of crime fiction. Here is Hammett the family man, distant but devoted; Hammett the student of politics, scanning the headlines from a Marxist perspective; and Hammett the lover of Lillian Hellman, delighting in her style, humour, accomplishments, but maintaining his independence. Celebrity, soldier, activist, survivor - these letters show how Hammett was each of these in turn, but was always, above all, a writer.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781582432106
ISBN-10: 1582432104
Publisher: Counterpoint LLC
Publication Date: April 25th, 2002
Pages: 650
Language: English