Why do people ascribe amorality/immorality/psychotic labels to Hawk?
Hawk shows up, I belive, in the third book.
On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 10:25 AM, <DJ-Anonyme@webtv.net> wrote:
> As has been mentioned, Parker popularized the amoral/immoral sidekick
> that does the violent acts that give the more upright knight pause. And
> since Spenser/Hawk, it's become a genre standard. A few that come to
> moral/psycho zebra pairing before Hawk entered the Spenser series (I
> forget, in which book did Hawk first appear?),
> Then there is Crais's Joe Pike. Can be far more lethal and expedient
> than Elvis Cole, specially in the earlier books where he's more of a
> cipher, but there is never any hint of immorality. In fact, most of his
> kicking ass seems to come from a moral certainty. Of course, Hawk has
> his code, too, bringing it full circle.
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