Publish date: May 3rd 2011
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 293
Edition language: English
Series: Spenser 4 (#40)
Good listen. Quicker than usual. Liked seeing the backstory of Sixkill.
This was the last Spenser novel written by Robert B. Parker, so I may be stretching my rating a tad because of that. But even an average Spenser novel is better than an average novel. Wish it had at least included Hawk somewhere. I'll likely check out some of his other series, but will pass on the S...
As a fan of the early Spenser novels, I read this because it was one of the last (if not the last) written by Parker. The later Spenser novels had a perfunctory feel to them, and this -- which bears some resemblance to Early Autumn in that Spenser mentors someone -- doesn't really escape that assess...
so formulaic, but I love em! RIP Robert Parker
I wasn't sure what to think at the beginning of this book. The character of Sixkill started off feeling very Marty Stu to me. And then I started to like the guy. I felt he was a good match with Spenser but couldn't help but think that it would have been a better story if it had been Hawk at Spens...
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