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Pale Kings and Princes: Parker, Robert B.

Pale Kings and Princes

Parker, Robert B.

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ISBN 10: 0385295383 / ISBN 13: 9780385295383
Published by The Delacorte Press, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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## FINE book is clean, tight, unclipped and unmarked. First Edition. First printing. Dust jacket is Fine, slightly rubbed. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front endpaper. One page has very small tear. No marks in or on book except as noted. NOT A REMAINDER. 256 pages. Dust jacket protected in a new crystal clear MYLAR cover. Bubble wrapped and custom boxed for standard shipping. For Spenser fans. Fine Signed First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 003665

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Title: Pale Kings and Princes

Publisher: The Delacorte Press

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

“Ebullient entertainment.Time

A hotshot reporter is dead. He'd gone to take a look-see at “Miami North”—little Wheaton, Massachusetts—the biggest cocaine distribution center above the Mason-Dixon line.

Did the kid die for getting too close to the truth . . . or to a sweet lady with a jealous husband?

Spenser will stop at nothing to find out.

Praise for Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels

“Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done. The dialogues zings, and there is plenty of action . . . but it is the moral element that sets them above most detective fiction.”Newsweek

“Crackling dialogue, plenty of action and expert writing . . . Unexpectedly literate—[Spenser is] in many respects the very exemplar of the species.”The New York Times
 
“They just don’t make private eyes tougher or funnier.”People
 
“Parker has a recorder’s ear for dialogue, an agile wit . . . and, strangely enough, a soupçon of compassion hidden under that sardonic, flip exterior.”Los Angeles Times
 
“A deft storyteller, a master of pace.”The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“Spenser probably had more to do with changing the private eye from a coffin-chaser to a full-bodied human being than any other detective hero.”The Chicago Sun-Times
 
“[Spenser is] tough, intelligent, wisecracking, principled, and brave.”The New Yorker

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"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done. The dialogues zings, and there is plenty of action... but it is the moral element that sets them above most detective fiction." --Newsweek

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