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List of the best Dashiell Hammett books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Dashiell Hammett is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Hammett is known for his detective stories, including The Maltese Falcon, which was adapted into a classic film as well. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Dashiell Hammett who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

The Maltese Falcon and Red Harvest are included in this list. What are Dashiell Hammett's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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Red Harvest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Red Harvest Dashiell Hammett

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The Maltese Falcon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett

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The Glass Key is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
The Glass Key Dashiell Hammett

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The Thin Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
The Thin Man Dashiell Hammett

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The Dain Curse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
The Dain Curse Dashiell Hammett

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Continental Op is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
The Continental Op Dashiell Hammett

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A man called Spade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
A man called Spade Dashiell Hammett

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Dead yellow women is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Dead yellow women Dashiell Hammett

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Dashiell Hammett: Crime Storie... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books

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Secret Agent X-9 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Secret Agent X-9 Dashiell Hammett

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Woman in the dark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Woman in the dark Dashiell Hammett

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A man named Thin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
A man named Thin Dashiell Hammett

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Hollywood Story is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Hollywood Story Dashiell Hammett, Jerome Charyn

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The return of the continental ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books

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Dashiell Hammett: Lost Stories is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books

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Nightmare Town is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books

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Four Great Novels, the is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Four Great Novels, the Dashiell Hammett

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Vintage Hammett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Vintage Hammett Dashiell Hammett

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The creeping Siamese is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
The creeping Siamese Dashiell Hammett

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Blood money is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Blood money Dashiell Hammett

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The big knockover is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
The big knockover Dashiell Hammett

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Crime Wave is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Crime Wave Dashiell Hammett

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Creeps by night is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Creeps by night Dashiell Hammett

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Hammett homicides is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books
Hammett homicides Dashiell Hammett

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Secret Agent X-9 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dashiell Hammett Books