He specialized in crime fiction, especially comic capers, with an occasional foray into science fiction and other genres. Westlake, one of the greats of crime fiction, wrote twentyfour fastpaced, hardboiled novels featuring parker, a shrewd career criminal with a talent for heists and a co. The master thief is back, along with richard stark. Firebreak takes parker to a palatial montana hunting lodge where a dotcom millionaire hides a gallery of stolen old masterswhich will fetch parker a pretty penny if his team can just get it past the mansions tight security. Over the past few years, westlake had been adjusting to the renewed presence of richard stark in his writing life.
Richard stark author terry teachout author of introduction, etc. Westlake 19332008 wrote dozens of novels under his own name and numerous pseudonyms, including richard stark and alan marshall. Comeback was written in 1997 and the title puns on the fact that westlake was bringing back his antihero parker. And if that werent enough, it features a delightful forward by none other than lawrence block, who shares a number of insights about his friend, donald westlake, who wrote this book series under the pseudonym, richard stark. A parker novel by richard stark paperback book at and save. Firebreak takes ruthless career criminal parker to a palatial montana hunting lodge where a dotcom millionaire hides a gallery of stolen old masterswhich will fetch parker a.
Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of waterstones special. Now fake ids and credit cards had to be purchased from specialists. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Starks recent parker novels comeback and backflash were selected as new york times notable books of the year. Westlake writing as richard stark, the damsel is full of wit, adrenaline, and political intrigue. Theres some real money there if you can break through all the electronic protections. Read firebreak a parker novel by richard stark available from rakuten kobo. From the very first line of this story, we are drawn in to this latest caper.
May 01, 20 listen to firebreak audiobook by richard stark. The university of chicago press has been reissuing all. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading firebreak. Written by richard stark, audiobook narrated by stephen r. Richard stark books list of books by richard stark. Lauded by critics for his taut realism, unapologetic amorality, and razorsharp prosestyle, stark is a master of crime writing, his books as influential as any in the genre. Hello select your address best sellers todays deals new releases customer service gift ideas books todays deals new releases customer service.
Knowledge, concepts and categories brings together an overview of recent. In both those books, he had parker working with old and trusted. Donald edwin westlake july 12, 1933 december 31, 2008 was an american writer, with more than a hundred novels and nonfiction books to his credit. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. For parker, the amoral superthief extraordinaire, it will be an excellent haul. Richard stark writes a harsh and frightening story of criminal warfare and vengeance with economy. Between parkers 1961 debut and his return in the late 1990s, the world of crime changed considerably. A hardnosed thief, parker is richard stark s most famous creation, and stark, in. An internet tycoon has a collection of rare masters hidden in a secret vault under a hunting lodge in montana. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read. Richard stark writes a harsh and frightening story of criminal warfare and vengeance with economy, understatement and a deadly amoral objectivitya remarkable addition to the list of the shockers that the french call roman noirs. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read ask the parrot. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read slayground. Parker is a fictional character created by american novelist donald e.
I am a big fan of your father, especially richard stark. Parker, the ruthless antihero of richard stark s eponymous mystery novels, is one of the most unforgettable characters in hardboiled noir. Firebreak is the typical parker tale as the exciting story line is loaded with twists and turns yet the stark plot uses no unnecessary baggage. Firebreak takes ruthless career criminal parker to a palatial montana hunting lodge where a dotcom millionaire hides a gallery of stolen. It brings parker into the modern age of the internet. The first alan grofield novel by crime fiction master donald e. The 16th parker novel, butchers moon, is more than twice as long most of the master heisters adventures, and absolutely jammed with the action. Firebreak by richard stark penguin random house canada. Discover other books like this, author exclusives, and more. Written by richard stark, audiobook narrated by joe barrett. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. As an homage to westlake, renowned author stephen king decided to name the main villain in the book, dark half, george stark. As well as other parker adventures written as richard stark also check out under westlakes own name his masterpiece solution to being unemployed, the ax. Richard stark 19332008, wrote dozens of novels under his own name and a.
The fact that the lead came from his old partners in crime, elkins and wiss, is no impediment to his joining their team and going for the score. Buy firebreak the parker novels by stark, richard isbn. The black ice score ebook by richard stark 97802267728. Publication date 2011 topics parker fictitious character, fiction.
Like all of starks parker novels, firebreak is a brutal yet compelling glimpse into the amoral world of crime and revenge. He kills only when necessary and sometimes doesnt when it really is necessary. Richard stark writes a harsh and frightening story of criminal warfare and vengeance with. The blackbird 1969 by richard stark parker appears only in. Buy firebreak parker novels by stark, richard isbn. Hello select your address best sellers todays deals new releases customer service gift ideas books gift cards electronics home computers sell todays deals new releases customer service gift ideas books gift cards electronics home computers sell. In the year 2008, the university of chicago began to republish the novels, which were published under the name of richard stark. Click download or read online button to get firebreak book now. Westlake is perhaps bestremembered for creating two professional criminal characters who each. A parker novel parker novels stark, richard, teachout, terry on. I love to read paker series and have read almost all of them. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. A parker novel parker novels book 20 kindle edition by stark, richard, teachout, terry.
Buy firebreak a parker novel book online at low prices. Firebreak is the 20th of the 24 parker novels written by westlake disguised as richard stark. Donald westlakes parker novels are among the small number of books i read over and over. Thorne, keith szarabajka, charles ardai, joe barrett, john chancer, mark peckham,william dufris narrator format. The chicago distribution center has reopened and is fulfilling orders. Parker richard stark audiobook online download, free audio. Firebreak book pima county public library bibliocommons. The man with the getaway face by richard stark, 9780226771007, download free ebooks, download free pdf epub ebook. Buy firebreak parker book online at best prices in india on. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. But those familiar with this series know that parker is one of the great characters in crime fiction.
Many of his books have been adapted for film, most notably the hunter, which became the 1967 noir point bl. Like all of stark s parker novels, firebreak is a brutal yet compelling glimpse into the amoral world of crime and revenge. Westlake 19332008, a prolific author of crime fiction. Hes agreed in his 24th outing flashfire, 2000, etc. With the very first line of firebreak i had to laugh, though there is nothing funny about richard stark s parker books. A corrupt african colonel has converted half his countrys wealth into. Hello select your address best sellers gift ideas new releases todays deals coupons amazonbasics gift ideas new releases todays deals coupons. A professional thief, parker is the main protagonist of 24 of the 28 novels westlake wrote under the pseudonym richard stark. Firebreak ebook by richard stark 9780226770666 rakuten kobo. When the phone rang, parker was in the garage, killing a man. The damsel ebook by richard stark 9780226770376 rakuten kobo. Firebreak by richard stark overdrive rakuten overdrive.
The eisneraward winning creator continues adapting richard stark s world of criminals, thugs, and grifters with his signature pulp flair in this second installment. Parker plans to rob a palatial montana hunting lodge where a dotcom millionaire hides a gallery of stolen old masterswhich will fetch parker a pretty penny if his team can just get it past the mansions tight security. All chicago e books are on sale at 30% off with the code ebook30. Discount prices on books by richard stark, including titles like railroad ballast testing and properties. Stark was an exciting voice to write in, but giving that part of him free rein. Buy firebreak parker book online at low prices in india. Firebreak takes ruthless career criminal parker to a palatial montana hunting lodge where a. Parker richard stark audio book torrent free download, 7840. Would you like to proceed to the app store to download the waterstones app. Flashfire and firebreak find parker going after, respectively, a fortune in jewels and a collection of priceless paintings.
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Richard stark an alias for donald westlake compiled a terrific series of noire crime drama, with the nofirstname parker as the protagonist, set in the mid60s. Richard stark was one of the many pseudonyms of donald e. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. The man with the getaway face richard stark download. When the hoods shes running from catch up to her, she and grofield set out on an actionpacked road trip from mexico city to acapulco, hoping to stop an assassination along the way. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.549 826 6 61 1178 579 133 1462 465 567 1327 558 660 817 1453 839 305 1166 1353 1543 203 776 1367 507 326 483 716 745 1284 309 1404 512 1479