The Hunter Summary
Donald E. Westlake

Everything you need to understand or teach The Hunter by Donald E. Westlake.

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The Hunter Summary

T he Hunter (also published as Point Blank!) and several others about the exploits of an armed-robbery specialist were reissued under the series title "The Violent World of Parker," which sets exactly the right tone for a discussion of their distinctive attributes.

Parker's world is not merely characterized by violence, it is founded upon violence: To an extent seldom found in even the hardest-boiled thrillers, it is the willingness...

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