The Maltese Falcon Summary
Dashiell Hammett

Everything you need to understand or teach The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett.

  • The Maltese Falcon Summary & Study Guide
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  • 30 The Maltese Falcon Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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The Maltese Falcon Overview

The Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett, is a detective story first published in serial form in 1929 and 1930 in a famous pulp magazine of the day, Black Mask. The magazine specialized in the tough-guy vernacular and clever cynicism of “hardboiled” detective fiction, of which The Maltese Falcon became a prime example. It was first published in book form in 1930.

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