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The Handle: A Parker Novel
The Handle A Parker Novel
Author: Richard Stark
Parker, the ruthless antihero of Richard Stark?s eponymous mystery novels, is one of the most unforgettable characters in hardboiled noir. Lauded by critics for his taut realism, unapologetic amorality, and razor-sharp prose style?and adored by fans who turn each intoxicating page with increasing urgency?Stark is a master of crime writing, his b...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780226771069
ISBN-10: 0226771067
Publication Date: 8/15/2009
Pages: 176
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Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 6
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Today's cold rainy weather required a special kind of escape. Perhaps an old Cagney or Bogart movie; or maybe Edward G. Robinson or George Raft. Maybe I should read something by Stephen King or Elmore Leonard. Happily, I turned to Richard Stark and once again neither he nor the amoral Parker disappointed... but then again they never do.


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