Protecting Project Pulp 46: Dashiell Hammett

Main Fiction: “Arson Plus” by Dashiell Hammett, first published in Black Mask, October 1, 1923.

Narrator: Nick Camm.

“The company that insured Thornburgh’s house thinks somebody touched it off. They tell me the lower part of the house was soaked with gasoline, but the Lord knows how they could tell — there wasn’t a stick left standing.”

2 thoughts on “Protecting Project Pulp 46: Dashiell Hammett”

  1. Ah, Dashiel Hammett, Red Harvest, The Big Knock-over and other stories (about the Continental Op) is still one of the best collections of Detective stories ever written.
    Thanks for this.
    Roland

  2. Thanks, Roland – I’ll see what I can do about pushing some more detective fiction up the schedule for your enjoyment. 🙂

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