the home is soaked with fuel, and it takes just a spark for it to be engulfed in flames. because the ruins smolder, the case-hardened operative from the Continental Detective organization is the only individual made up our minds to untangle the harsh questions: Who tossed the fit and why? used to be it an offended neighbor, a disgruntled servant, or the previous guy within the window who used to be visible giving one final examine the realm prior to the hearth fed on him? within the wreckage of the ruined condo, the Continental Op will locate that not anything burns warmer than greed.
“Arson Plus” is the tale that brought the area to the Continental Op, the anonymous detective whom Dashiell Hammett defined as “a little guy going ahead every day via dust and blood and loss of life and deceit—as callous and brutal and cynical as worthwhile” (William F. Nolan, Dashiell Hammett: A Casebook). Born within the pages of Black Mask in 1923, the Continental Op is ageless, a hardworking hero as a lot for our time as he's for his personal. Rediscover the early tales of the unique hardboiled detective within the first quantity of the amassed Case documents of the Continental Op, that includes “Arson Plus,” “Slippery Fingers,” and “Crooked Souls.”
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Arson Plus and Other Stories: Collected Case Files of the Continental Op: The Early Years, Volume 1