Richard Stark: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Richard Stark Quotes 

 Richard Stark, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best  Richard Stark quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find  Richard Stark’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer  Richard Stark made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites: 

About Richard Stark

Donald Edwin Westlake (July 12, 1933 – December 31, 2008) was an American writer of over 100 novels and non-fiction books. He specialized in crime fiction, especially comic capers, with occasional forays into science fiction and other genres. One of only three writers (the others are Joe Gores and William L. DeAndrea) to win Edgars in three different categories (1968, Best Novel, God Save the Mark; 1990, Best Short Story, “Too Many Crooks”; 1991, Best Motion Picture Screenplay, The Grifters). The Mystery Writers of America named Westlake a Grand Master in 1993, the highest honor bestowed by the society.

Born: July 12, 1933, Brooklyn, NY, The United States
Genre: Crime

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Popular Quotes

“Never leave a guy alive who’d like to see you dead.”
― Richard Stark, Plunder Squad

 “I’m going to drink his blood, I’m going to chew up his heart and spit it into the gutter for the dogs to raise a leg at. I’m going to peel the skin off him and rip out his veins and hang him with them.”
― Richard Stark, The Hunter

“You don’t have any claim on the money, and there’s no proof I ever saw or touched or spent a dollar of it. You want to take me to court?”
“You’re in court right now,” Parker said.”
― Richard Stark, Butcher’s Moon

“Already today I hit you twice. Once I knocked the wind out of you, once I knocked the consciousness out of you. Here you are back the third time. You call that smart?”
― Richard Stark, The Jugger

 “If you leave me here,” the guy on the floor said, “he’ll kill me tomorrow morning.”
Parker looked at him. “So you’ve still got tonight,” he said.”
― Richard Stark, Dirty Money

 “PARKER spent two weeks on the white sand beach at Biloxi, and on a white sandy bitch named Belle, ….
Beat that for a PC opening line…. not”
― Richard Stark, The Rare Coin Score

“When the guy with asthma finally came in from the fire escape, Parker rabbit-punched him and took his gun away.”
― Richard Stark, The Mourner

 “I’m only the messenger!”
“Now you’re the message”, Parker told him and shot him.”
― Richard Stark, Butcher’s Moon

“When the phone rang, Parker was in the garage, killing a man.”
― Richard Stark, Firebreak

“Please…they’ll kill me. I’ll kill you…worry about me.”
― Richard Stark, The Hunter

10 Famous Quotes by Author  Richard Stark

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10  Richard Stark quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best  Richard Stark quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by  Richard Stark. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable  Richard Stark quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Richard Stark Quote 

“The office women looked at him and shivered. They knew he was a bastard, they his big hands were born to slap with, they knew his face would never break into a smile when he looked at a woman. They knew what he was, they thanked God for their husbands, and still they shivered. Because they knew how he would fall on a woman in the night. Like a tree”.”― Richard Stark, The Hunter

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