by Richard Stark
Editor: The University of Chicago Press
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You probably haven’t noticedBut they noticed that youThey notice everythingIt’s their jobSitting quietly in an undefinable car outside a bank taking note of deputy returning officers’ work habits, security guard stationsDrags a bit of the length of the car behind the Brinks truck on its daily roundsThe handle of an unmarked service door at the racecourse is surreptitiously wobbled.They are thievesHeisters, to be precise.They’re pros, and Parker’s by far the best of them.If you are planning a job, you want it toRobust, intelligent, hardworking, and relentlessly concentrating on his job, he is the heister of heister, the thief of thief, the heavy of the heavy of the heavy.You do not want the cross from him, and you do not want to get in his way, for he stops before nothing to get what is afterParker, from Richard Stark’s ruthless antihero eponymous mystery novels, is one of the most unforgettable characters in this dark blackHailed by critics for his tense realism, unashamed amorality, and sharp prose style – and adored by fans who make every page intoxicating with increasing urgency – Stark is a master of crime, his writings, his books that influence that everything in the genreThe University of Chicago Press has undertaken a project to return the first volumes of this series for printing to a new generation of readers to discover – and become addicted toIn “The Hunter”, the first volume of the series, Parker roars in New York City, seeking revenge on the woman who betrayed him and on the man who took his money, stealing and swindling his way to redemption
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