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shadrachanki

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Hoard of the Dragon Queen (D&D Adventure)
Wizards RPG Team
The Power of Everyday Missionaries
Clayton M. Christensen
Art of Thank You
Connie Leas
Lectures on Faith
Joseph Fielding Smith
The Avengers Omnibus, Vol. 1
Jack Kirby, Stan Lee
John Adams
David McCullough
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
Neil Gaiman
The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less
Barry Schwartz

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon - Dashiell Hammett The Maltese Falcon is probably one of those quintessential mystery/detective novels. I found the writing to be rather spare, and a touch misogynistic. This is definitely a "boys book" in that at the time it was written the target audience was most likely men, and men of a certain temperament as well.

I enjoyed reading this as an example of the genre and as a period piece, but I don't know that I am likely to reread it any time soon.