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Publisher: Tacet Books 0 0 0 Summary This book contains 25 short stories from 5. Otto Penzler is the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City.

He was publisher of The Armchair Detective, the founder of the Mysterious Press and the Armchair Detective Library, and created the publishing firm Otto Penzler is a recipient of an Edgar Award for The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection and the Ellery Queen Award by the Mystery Writers of America for his.The Continental Op is a fictional character created by Dashiell is a private investigator employed as an operative of the Continental Detective Agency's San Francisco office.

The stories are all told in the first person and his name is never d by: Dashiell Hammett.

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