"The Gutting of Couffignal" by Dashiell Hammett

"The Gutting of Couffignal" is a fantastic detective tale filled with nonstop action and intelligent deduction.  It contains all the classical elements of detective fiction; murder, thievery, gun battles, clues, and a twist at the end that will leave you gasping! Use this website to decide whether or not YOU have the smarts to deduce who is behind the mysteries in "The Gutting of Couffignal"! 

Your objective:

Read the tabs on this website and then read the story (starting on page 229 of the book). Answer one or more of the 'Probing Questions' from this site in the discussion folder to show me that you've read and enjoyed the tale. If you're feeling as brave as our detective, then take the quiz below (you may need to click the link I posted in the folder if it doesn't load) to see how well you paid attention. Post your scores/certificate to the folder after you've completed the quiz to show off your detective skills!

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