Sunday, May 1, 2011

Robert Parker and Spenser

"Spenser. Like the poet." He's one of the most popular fictional private investigators ever. Author Parker passed away earlier this year, and it has since been announced that the books will go on under different authorship. A feature on takes an in-depth look at Spenser and his creator. 'Spenser is a hero, an ideal, and an inspirational figure: Parker’s perfect man... While I usually drift more toward the gritty noir stuff, occasionally you need a reason to think that people can do the right thing after all. For nearly forty years, Spenser showed up in bookstores to do just that. Long live Spenser.' More...

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