By Richard Stark

ISBN-10: 022648565X

ISBN-13: 9780226485652

Together finally. below the pseudonym Richard Stark, Donald E. Westlake, one of many greats of crime fiction, wrote twenty-four fast paced, hard-boiled novels that includes Parker, a intelligent occupation felony with a expertise for heists and a code all his personal. With the booklet of the final 4 Parker novels Westlake wrote—Breakout, Nobody Runs Forever, Ask the Parrot, and Dirty Money—the college of Chicago Press pulls the last word rating: for the 1st time ever, the total Parker sequence should be on hand from a unmarried publisher.

In Ask the Parrot, Parker’s again at the run, dodging canines, law enforcement officials, or even a helicopter. compelled to paintings with a small-town recluse and a gaggle of fools at a gun membership in rural Massachusetts, Parker specializes in getting the money and getting out. it will be a dangerous day on the races.

Featuring new forewords by way of Chris Holm, Duane Swierczynski, and Laura Lippman—celebrated crime writers, all—these masterworks of noir are the capstone to a unprecedented literary run that would go away you yearning extra. Written over the process fifty years, the Parker novels are natural artistry, adrenaline, and common sense either brutal and awesome. sign up for Parker on his jobs and browse all of them back or for the 1st time. yet don’t seek advice from the law.

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