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Interesting,
Dramatic,
Unconvincing

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The Maltese Falcon
by Dashiell Hammett

Published: 2005
Paperback : 214 pages
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Discussion Questions

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1. Discuss the vocabulary words used in the book that are specific to the time in which it was written.
2. Notice and discuss some of the habits (rolling cigarettes), that are peculiar to that generation.
by wileygreen (see profile) 02/07/14

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Book Club Recommendations

Don't waste your time.
by rksjschulze (see profile) 03/18/14
A BIG READ book for our city
by wileygreen (see profile) 02/07/14
Our city library used this book for their BIG READ for the whole city to read, and they planned activities to support the book. Some are the radio programs of the book, a movie showing, discussions of noir fiction, and author discussions.

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by KarenC (see profile) 05/18/19

 
  "Maltes Falcon"by rksjschulze (see profile) 03/18/14

 
  "The Maltese Falcon"by wileygreen (see profile) 02/07/14

I, personally, did not like the book at all; it jumped all over the place, and I could not follow it. There are 14 in our book club, and most of them enjoyed the book. Our discussion leader noted all... (read more)

 
  "The Maltese Falcon"by ChrisA (see profile) 02/19/11

I personally thought the book was OK, but the book club did not like the book; including both content and writing style.

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