By Richard Stark
After the booklet of Butcher's Moon in 1974, Donald Westlake stated, “Richard Stark proved to me that he had a lifetime of his personal by way of easily disappearing. He used to be gone.” And readers waited.
But not anything undesirable is really long past perpetually, and Parker’s as undesirable as they arrive. in accordance with Westlake, sooner or later in 1997, “suddenly, he got here again from the lifeless, with a chalky legal pallor”—and the novels that confirmed that neither Parker nor Stark had misplaced a step.
Backflash reveals Parker testing the scene on a Hudson River playing boat. Parker’s no fan of both leisure or chance, even if, so that you could be yes he’s twiddling with apartment money—and he’s prepared to do whatever to tilt the percentages in his prefer. that includes an excellent forged of heisters, a extraordinary atmosphere, and a brand new advent through Westlake’s shut pal and writing associate, Lawrence Block, this vintage Parker event deserve a spot of honor on any crime fan’s bookshelf.
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Backflash: A Parker Novel (Parker Novels Book 18) by Richard Stark