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Western Lit: ‘Hammett Unwritten’ Blends Fictional Intrigue With Real-Life Events—but It’s Confusing at Times

Dashiell Hammett is a name that’s familiar to fans of mystery novels; the prolific noir-era writer penned numerous renowned books, including several that became legendary big-screen successes. Now Hammett is himself the subject of a novel. Hammett Unwritten, by Owen Fitzstephen (aka Gordon McAlpine), a Southern California resident, is a fictionalized account based on the late […]