R.I.P. Robert B Parker
Submitted by Anonymous Patron (not verified) on January 20, 2010 - 3:38pm
<a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/books-obituaries/7038200/Robert-B-Parker.html">Robert B Parker</a>, the American crime novelist, who has died aged 77, helped revive and modernise the hard-boiled private eye genre through his Spenser series of novels. Robert B Parker's wife, Joan, found him dead at his desk on Monday. She and their two sons survive him.