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5th Mar '16 7:51:09 AM EdgarTroll
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** This is taken to new heights in one of Westlake's Dortmunder books, which alternates between the crooks reading a Parker novel with a carefully executed kidnapping, and the thieves in "real life" screwing up the plan completely.

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** This is taken to new heights in one of Westlake's Dortmunder books, which alternates between the crooks reading a Parker novel with a carefully executed kidnapping, and the thieves in "real life" screwing up the plan completely.completely.
* LawfulEvil: Parker is methodical, self disciplined and performs some pretty unsavory tasks. He has more of a sense of honor than the miscreants he works with. Averted in The Hunter where his character was somewhat irrational and used brutality more than necessary.
8th Oct '14 7:22:52 AM 1upmushroom
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* {{Squick}}: The knife going through Parker's hand.

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* {{Squick}}: The knife going through Parker's hand.hand.
* WhatAnIdiot: Westlake will generally take some time at some point in each book to illustrate what an amateur would do in a situation, and why it's a bad idea.
** This is taken to new heights in one of Westlake's Dortmunder books, which alternates between the crooks reading a Parker novel with a carefully executed kidnapping, and the thieves in "real life" screwing up the plan completely.
8th Oct '14 7:21:58 AM 1upmushroom
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* EvilIsCool: Played with. Parker is undeniably a badass, but the "professionals" he works with often wind up dead and Parker himself can find himself stripped of a stake.
26th May '13 12:09:15 PM OrgaNik
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* Squick: The knife going through Parker's hand.

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* Squick: {{Squick}}: The knife going through Parker's hand.
26th May '13 12:08:22 PM OrgaNik
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* Squick: The knife going through Parker's hand.
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