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No Particular Reason – “The Maltese Falcon” – Dashiell Hammett

June 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Fiction, Noir, Writing

Spade looked up at him and smiled, holding the finished cigarette in one hand, his lighter in the other. “You’re not ready to pinch me yet, are you, Dundy?” he asked. Dundy looked with hard green eyes at Spade and did not answer him.

“Then,” said Spade, “there’s no particular reason why I should give a damn what you think, is there, Dundy?”


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