Richard Stark





Richard Stark

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in Brooklyn, NY, The United States
July 12, 1933

died
December 31, 2008

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A pseudonym used by Donald E. Westlake.


Richard Stark isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but they do have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from their feed.

After a long delay, I hope to reset the site with a new host very soon. Meanwhile, here's an interview I did with Maxim Jakubowski while on a recent trip through London. Until 2009, Maxim was the owner of the Murder One Bookshop on Charring Cross Road in London. The store had to close due to the pressures of big chain competition but it has been reincarnated as a mail order website devoted to e...

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Average rating: 4.09 · 35,885 ratings · 3,139 reviews · 49 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Man With The Getaway Fa...
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The Outfit (Parker, #3)
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The Score (Parker, #5)
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,617 ratings — published 1963 — 21 editions
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The Mourner (Parker, #4)
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Backflash (Parker, #18)
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The Jugger (Parker, #6)
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The Seventh (Parker, #7)
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“If you leave me here," the guy on the floor said, "he'll kill me tomorrow morning."
Parker looked at him. "So you've still got tonight," he said.”
Richard Stark, Dirty Money

“When the phone rang, Parker was in the garage, killing a man.”
Richard Stark, Firebreak

“I'm going to drink his blood, I'm going to chew up his heart and spit it into the gutter for the dogs to raise a leg at. I'm going to peel the skin off him and rip out his veins and hang him with them.”
Richard Stark, The Hunter

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