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Dashiell Hammett

Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) was one of the greatest mystery writers of the 20th century. He has been credited with creating the hard-boiled detective novel and some of his most famous works include The Maltese Falcon (1930), The Glass Key (1931) and The Thin Man (1934). His fiction has influenced generations of crime writers.

Personality Profile For Dashiell Hammett

The following is a personality profile of Dashiell Hammett based on his work.

Dashiell Hammett is social, boisterous and can be perceived as shortsighted.

He is confident, he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. He is assertive as well: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups. But, Dashiell Hammett is also laid-back: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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