Burke is the central character in a series of hardboiled crime fiction novels by American novelist Andrew Vachss. Not long after Burke entered the world, he was abandoned by his teenage mother. Passed from home to home as a child, he was abused, leaving him scarred. Eventually, after two stints in prison, he starts a […]
Andrew Vachss is an American novelist of hardboiled crime fiction, best known for his Burke series. Aside from his writing career, Andrew is a child protection consultant and an attorney who represents only children and youth. He is also an advocate against animal abuse.