Saturday, May 6, 2017

the last book I ever read (Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon, excerpt five)

from The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett:

She sighed happily and sat on the walnut settee. Her face relaxed and her body relaxed. She smiled up at him with admiring eyes. “However did you manage it?” she asked more in wonder than in curiosity.

“Most things in San Francisco can be bought, or taken.”

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