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The glass key

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A one-time detective and master of deft understatement, Dashiell Hammett virtually invented the hardboiled crime novel. This classic work of detective fiction combines an airtight plot, authentically venal characters, and writing of telegraphic crispness. Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him?
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subject_facetMystery fiction
Private investigators -- Fiction
title_displayThe glass key
title_fullThe Glass Key
The glass key / Dashiell Hammett
The glass key [electronic resource] / Dashiell Hammett
title_shortThe glass key
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Mystery
Private investigators
Suspense
Thriller