|A Few Links
The official Donald
Westlake site Official page. Among other things, it contains
a short story and the beginning of some novels.
World of Parker A nice site with a lot of info on Richard Stark books.
site A few links.
Warner page about Westlake
Thrilling Detective page Very interesting page. Includes
scripts and movie related things.
bibliography Extensive, with some errors.
The Gumshoe Site
Managed by Kimura. Not specific on Westlake, but interesting bibliographic
information shows up now and then.
Giallo Web An interesting
Italian site. It contains an italian bibliography of Westlake (and several
I wish to thank all the people that helped. Among them (in absolutely
William G. Contento, Stefan Dziemianowicz, Ken Huebschman,
Jiro Kimura, Glenn Campbell, Tanaka Shigeki, D.E. Westlake, Alan
Howard, Josxito Hasximoto, Lee Server, Alan Kaufman, Kevin
Quigley, the people on it.discussioni.giallo and rec.arts.mystery and
on the Rara-Avis mailing
|Who am I ?
My name is Giovanni Resta.
I'm 39, (married, two kids) and I'm a researcher in theoretical computer
Ah, I'm Italian (I live near Pisa), so please forgive
me for all the errors you'll find above. They're not typos, but truly syntax
errors.... My quite uninformative and badly under-construction home page
is here. Mentally disturbed
people may find interesting to look at a picture
I'm rather an affectionate compulsive reader with completistic tendencies
than a collector.
Indeed, I appreciate a mass-marked used and abused paperback
as well as a first edition numbered and signed hardback.
When in doubt I vote for the cheapest. My motto is MORE
FOR MY BUCKS.
Concerning short stories, even barely readable xerox copies suite me
(since old magazines are quite difficult to locate,
working from this side of the ocean....) , so if you see a *
a magazine that does not mean I own the original,
only that I have a way to read (and share, if needed) that story.
Among my favourite writers are: Reginald Hill, Rex Stout, Jack Ritchie, Salinger, Wodehouse,
Chesterton, Borges, Fredric Brown, Robert Sheckley, Ray Bradbury, and Raymond
Besides mathematics and computers (hence my occupation), I like uncommon
plants and flowers.