The novelist Dashiell Hammett died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Author of such renowned detective novels as The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, and The Glass Key. He is famous for his legendary hard-boiled detective protagonists, Sam Spade and Nick and Nora Charles.
He married Joesephine Dolan; the couple’s two daughters, Mary Jane and Josephine, were born in 1921 and 1926. Following his divorce, he had high profile relationships with author Nell Martin and playwright Lillian Hellman.
“With what dope I got I think it fills me in pretty well.” (Dashiell Hammett)
“The roof might fall in; anything could happen.” (Dashiell Hammett)
“Thanks for the information about what we call business.” (Dashiell Hammett)
“Strictly speaking, there are no real substitutes for sexual satisfaction.” (Dashiell Hammett)
“She seems to be having a pretty good time despite her worrying. That’s Lily.” (Dashiell Hammett)