In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker

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It is almost as if the author wanted to suggest that even if the agents of socially defined justice are slow of wit, the most vicious of malefactors—the father murderer (“The Dublin Mystery”) and the murderer of the rightful heir to the earldom (“The Tremarn Case”), to name two examples—will eventually be brought to justice and executed by some kind of higher agency. A British World War I veteran who has become successful at writing crime novels, Sheringham is vain, sneering, and in all ways offensive.

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Publisher: Smart Pop; 1 edition (April 24, 2012)

ISBN: 1935618571

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