The Rare Coin Score download epub
by Richard Stark
Richard Stark writes a harsh and frightening story of criminal warfare and vengeance with economy, understatement and a deadly amoral objectivity-a remarkable addition to the list of the shockers that the French call roman noirs.
Richard Stark writes a harsh and frightening story of criminal warfare and vengeance with economy, understatement and a deadly amoral objectivity-a remarkable addition to the list of the shockers that the French call roman noirs. Parker is a brilliant invention.
Richard Stark (Donald E Westlake). The Rare Coin Score (1967). He might be too hungry for a score, might be tempted to sign on somewhere even if the setup wasn’t one hundred per cent right. Lempke said, I don’t think you know Jack French, motioning at the man who’d been sitting next to him on the sofa.
In wraps; another great read by Stark, a pen name of Donald Westlake; PARKER SERIES/A FAWCETT GOLD MEDAL BOOK.
The Rare Coin Score book. Happily, it has now been resurected and republished by the University of Chicato Press. In this book, Stark's amoral protagonist plots the theft of a couple of million dollars (that's 1967 dollars!) worth of rare coins from a coin collector's convention in Indianapolis.
Parker is a fictional character created by American novelist Donald E. Westlake (1933-2008). A professional thief, Parker is the main protagonist of 24 of the 28 novels Westlake wrote under the pseudonym Richard Stark. A ruthless career criminal, Parker has almost no traditional redeeming qualities, aside from efficiency and professionalism. Parker is callous, meticulous, and perfectly willing to commit murder if he deems it necessary
A Rare Book & A Rare Treat. Published by Thriftbooks. Readers of the newer "Stark" novels might also be interested to know that this is the book where Parker meets his lady friend Clair, who in this 1967 version, is more of a femm fatale than she is in the present day.
A Rare Book & A Rare Treat. com User, 17 years ag. .It even has an excellent Robert E. McGinnis cover painting. The story inside the book, of course, is just as excellent. Just what I've come to expect from Donald E. Westlake, regardless of whatever pen name he chooses to write under. Bottom line: If you can find THE RARE COIN SCORE, grab it and read it! Typical Parker. com User, 19 years ago.
A slight tan to page edges ISBN : 0850318718. Authors : Stark, Richard. Title: The Rare Coin Score. Title : The Rare Coin Score. Product Category : Books.
Parker, the ruthless anti-hero of Richard Stark's eponymous mystery novels, is one of the most unforgettable characters in hard-boiled noir. Lauded by critics for his taut realism, unapologetic amorality, and razor-sharp prose style - and adored by fans who turn each intoxicating page with increasing urgency - Stark is a master of crime writing, his books as influential as any in the genre. The University of Chicago Press has embarked on a project to return the early volumes of this series to print for a new generation of readers to discover - and become addicted to.