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The Hunter by Richard Stark
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Sep 09, 11

bookshelves: writing-well
Read from September 07 to 08, 2011

Holy crap!

If you ever thought about double crossing someone, you best make sure you know who you're dealing with. If his name starts with a "P" and ends in "arker"...don't. This was my first attempt at Westlake/Stark and what a ride! The pace is relentless and the style suits Parker himself: no extra fluff, straight to the jugular and best with a bottle of vodka. The economy in the prose is brutal and efficient. If you don't like it, screw you. Oh and I took your stuff while you were thinking about it.

I loved this. It was refreshing and pleasently in your face. Looking forward to reading more Parker novels.
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09/07/2011 page 50
25.0% "DO NOT mess with this dude."

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