6 edition of Godwulf manuscript found in the catalog.
Robert B. Parker
Originally published: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin London : Deutsch, 1974.
|Statement||Robert B. Parker.|
|Series||Penguin crime fiction|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||175|
The first detective novel featuring Boston PI Spenser, in Robert B. Parker's acclaimed and bestselling Spenser Series. The first in the series featuring private detective Spenser sees Spenser hired to return a stolen fourteenth-century manuscript to its rightful owners, an investigation that soon leads him into a complex web of murder, radical politics, adultery, drugs and organised crime/5(). The Godwulf Manuscript wasn’t the first novel I read in the series, I’m going to guess I’d read three or four others before I found this in a used book store. I did find, I now know, a copy with the original cover (as seen above). A year or two later, I loaned it to a friend who proceeded to lose it.
Book Review - sort of The Godwulf Manuscript By Robert B. Parker Published Fair warning - this is not a typical book review; it is subjective as hell, more remembrance than review. I've written before about my relationship with reading. Like any love story, there are both struggles and fond memories. Robert B. Parker. The Godwulf manuscript. [Robert B Parker] -- Spenser earned his degree in the school of hard knocks, so he's ready when a Boston university hires him to recover a stolen rare manuscript. His only clue is a radical student with four bullets in.
The Godwulf Manuscript Summary. As with all fiction The Godwulf Manuscript is a novel of its time and reflects the background of its author. It is no wonder that his first published novel is set on a college campus. Parker obviously is drawing on the fact that he spent the previous decade teaching. Buy The Godwulf Manuscript by Robert B Parker online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 9 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(2).
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"The Godwulf Manuscript" is a pretty good first novel by Robert Parker. It was published in The story is about a private detective "Spenser" and is the first of a series. The story is mainly set in Boston and the nearby area. The story is written in modern conversational English and mostly provides, what I feel is an easy reading by: 2.
"The Godwulf Manuscript" is a pretty good first novel by Robert Parker. It was published in The story is about a private detective "Spenser" and is the first of a series. The story is mainly set in Boston and the nearby area.
The story is written in modern conversational English and mostly provides, what I feel is Godwulf manuscript book easy reading experience/5(). The Godwulf Manuscript gets going when the president of a university in Boston unnamed, but from context its probably BU calls in private detective Spenser.
A fourteenth-century illuminated manuscript has disappeared, and an anonymous caller has demanded $, in ransom/5. A missing illuminated manuscript takes private eye Spenser to a Boston campus with familiar extracurricular activities — student radicalism, sex and drugs — but it is an attractive, flaky gift charged with murder — who really gives him something to think about.
The publishers make the comparison to Philip Marlowe (author-professor Parker did a dissertation on Chandler-Hammett) but it won. Buy a cheap copy of The Godwulf Manuscript book by Robert B. Parker. Spenser earned his degree in the school of hard knocks, Godwulf manuscript book he is ready when a Boston university hires him to recover a rare, stolen manuscript.
He is hardly Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. Buy The Godwulf Manuscript by Parker, Robert B (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). New York Times bestselling author of the Spenser series of crime thrillers—Book 1 in the series “The toughest, funniest, wisest, private eye in the field these days.”—Houston Chronicle Spenser earned his degree in the school of hard knocks, so he is ready when a Boston university hires him to recover a rare, stolen manuscript/5().
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/5(). There are some closed tears at top of spine. This copy is signed on the Title page: Parker's first Spenser novel, The Godwulf Manuscript, introduces the most attractive and resourceful private investigator since Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe and proves that crime in Boston can be quite as lively and sinister as crime in Los Angeles.
I've gone years without attempting the Spenser series. I decided to take up the task of trying to read all the books in the series in order. This book is a great start. Without spoiling anything, you get a sense of Spenser's humor while getting a great mini mystery. Yes the book is unabridged and great for a quick trip but the reader is wear it.
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First published inthis book introduces us to Spenser, tough guy, wise ass, detective, cook. In this one, Spenser is hired to find a missing manuscript that was stolen from a college library.
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IN Pages: The Godwulf Manuscript Robert B. Parker Published Reviewed and Researched by Lisa Shea Synopsis This was the first book in the Spenser series, written in Robert Parker had obviously done his homework well - he wrote his doctoral thesis on the Private Eye genre of writing.
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Why. This one was rather by-the-numbers: the central mystery is not especially compelling and the Godwulf Manuscript itself is just an under-utilised MacGuffin. Parker sails close to the shore of the crime-novel landscape charted out by Raymond Chandler, and in style, character and plotting the book is basically just Chandler-lite/5(32).
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New York Times bestselling author of the Spenser series of crime thrillers—Book 1 in the series “The toughest, funniest, wisest, private eye in the field these days.”—Houston Chronicle Spenser earned his degree in the school of hard knocks, so he is ready when a Boston university hires him to recover a rare, stolen manuscript.
Friday’s Forgotten Book: The Godwulf Manuscript by Robert B. Parker aubreyhamilton Uncategorized Novem Novem 2 Minutes More than 45 years ago a mononymous private investigator strolled onto the printed page and into the public consciousness, where he has remained, making him one of the most durable characters of.The Los Angeles Times said The Godwulf Manuscript was "a book to be thankful for if one is permitted to think that this is the first of a series." Taken from the back cover of the Dell paperback.
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