by Robert B. Parker

A Spenser novel that tells his early history. In this story he searches for the mother of a young man he helped 10 years before. It is much better than the first Spenser novel I read (Pale Kings and Princes). It has some funny lines. Spenser is a snob about clothes and food but does not come across as effeminate as in the earlier novel.

Year Read: 2007

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