Book Reviews of Playmates (Spenser, Bk 16)

Playmates (Spenser, Bk 16)
Playmates - Spenser, Bk 16
Author: Robert B. Parker
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780425120019
ISBN-10: 0425120015
Publication Date: 3/1/1990
Pages: 272
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 77 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Love it! Positive, upbeat. Spencer and Hawk are the the ultimate private eyes. Great Read! Two thumbs up.
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A hard-boiled Boston private eye - SPENCER - with a chivalric code discovers that college basketball can be a killer sport. With talent comes graft. Spencer battles to salvage the soul of an arrogant young athlete - even if he has to go to hell and back to do it!
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Private eye Spenser investigates a case of corruption at Taft University. Thankfully Parker has given up creating characters so stereotyped as to be unbelievable. His strongest point is plotting and this one is wonderful.
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I love nearly everything this author has ever written. Robert B. Parker is the master of witty dialogue and great characters. Spenser is a likeable tough-talking Galahad disguised as a street-smart ex-boxer detective, and Parker is a really fantastic writer, very subtle, who can say a LOT with just a LITTLE! You can't lose with a Spenser novel. Try the new Jesse Stone or Sunny Randall novels as well, though they are a bit formulaic (Sunny is a very estrogen amped version of Spenser), they're still worth your time! You won't be sorry!
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The 16th Spenser. The plot for this one is collegiate basketball and gambling. Addresses several social issues in a nice way - thought-provoking without beating you over the head with it.

Gotta love Spenser!
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I really enjoyed reading this book.
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Get ready to be smacked in the mouth! Spencer and Hawk at their peak!
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Spencer and Susan are back. This one seems to have a sports (basketball) theme.
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This is a Book Club Edition.
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Didn't read.