The Scorched Face: Short Story

Authors: Hammett, Dashiell
Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000
ISBN: 9781443426176, Related ISBNs: 1443426172, 9781443426176
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 25,
Audience: General/trade

When the Continental Op is hired to look into the disappearance of two sisters, he gets caught up in a bigger scheme than he could have imagined as he uncovers a string of disappearances and suicides of wealthy debutantes. As the investigation becomes more and more complex, the Op gets into some sticky spots as he works tirelessly to solve a case that seems to affect him more than most. “The Scorched Face” is one of Dashiell Hammett’s best-loved Continental Op stories.

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