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By Tom Fitton
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Philip Marlowe
Philip Marlowe will soon be back on the case.
Philip Marlowe soon will be back on the case.
It was a huge loss to the world of fiction when Robert Parker died in January at 77. His more than 50 crime novels, and the odd Western, sold tens of millions of copies, making Parker one of the most popular novelists of the past 40 years.
When it came to death and where someone spends their eternal rest, literature's most hard-boiled detective, Philip Marlowe, was pretty cynical.