Re: RARA-AVIS: They won't have Parker to kick around anymore...

From: Don Lee (
Date: 20 Jan 2010

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    Amen brother! I started Parker and Spenser with the first book. He wore socks with clocks, just like Philip Marlowe. And the books were really, really good.

    --Don Lee

    On 1/20/10, Laurent Lehmann <> wrote:
    > On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Kevin Burton Smith
    > <> wrote:
    >> Damn.
    >> Robert B. Parker just died. Supposedly while writing at his desk. He was
    >> 78.
    > Damn. When I fell in love with the P.I. genre in the early '80s, Bill
    > Pronzini and Robert B. Parker were my heroes among contemporary
    > writers. Although I dropped Parker after _A Catskills Eagle_, I still
    > have a soft spot for the early Spenser novels.
    > Personal favorites are _Looking for Rachel Wallace_, _Early Autumn_,
    > _Ceremony_. Hell, I could probably list the first eleven novels. I'll
    > be interested in seeing which more recent novels come up in this
    > discussion.
    > --
    > Laurent

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