Picks and Pans Review: Poodle Springs
updated 12/25/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 12/25/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST
One of today's best mystery writers, Parker reaches across the years to complete a Philip Marlowe manuscript that Chandler left unfinished when he died in 1959. The resultant novel is so good you want to wear a Bogart-style fedora while you're reading it.