Author Topic: Donald E. Westlake  (Read 8630 times)

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Offline JakeStyle

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Donald E. Westlake
« on: December 13, 2011, 12:53:32 AM »
If you have never read his stuff, prepare to be amazed.  He wrote a series of comic-crime capers about a hapless thief named John Dortmunder that are just hillarious.  He wrote another series under the name Richard Stark about a hardcore criminal named Parker (Payback w/Mel Gibson and, Point blank w/my hero Lee Marvin were based on the novel.)  He also managed to write a few stand-alone novels such as KAHAWA, which is just an outstanding story.