RARA-AVIS: The Sour Lemon Score

From: William Denton ( wtd@pobox.com)
Date: 31 Jan 2006

I'm reading THE SOUR LEMON SCORE (1969), the twelfth Parker book by Richard Stark (Donald E. Westlake). (First line: "Parker put the revolver away and looked out the windshield.") Here's a quote that sums up Parker: "As for himself, Parker didn't believe in luck, good or bad. He believed in nothing but men who knew their job and did it."

It's a library copy, and there's an odd annotation added in pencil in one place. Parker's gotten in a jam and has stumbled back to his hotel and fallen into bed after being drugged and left in an alley. He remembers something important, but then "before he could study this thought his mind opened and dropped him into a valley of folded black towels and he was done." Someone underlined "valley of folded black towels" and wrote:


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : www.miskatonic.org : www.frbr.org

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