"For the next six hours I was busier than a flea on a fat woman."
I love a bit of hard boiled detective fiction and who better to deliver than Dashiell Hammett. I just love his tone of voice, it is delightful and so evocative of the genre that has been so mimicked and transformed over the years.
A quick read, that might just help me reach my target before year's end.
4 out of 5 shady characters prevail.