q[The] weird, beautiful, unapologetically apocalyptic Last Policeman trilogy is one of my favorite mystery series.qaJohn Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns Winner of the 2013 EdgarAr Award Winner for Best Paperback Original! Whatas the point in solving murders if weare all going to die soon, anyway? Detective Hank Palace has faced this question ever since asteroid 2011GV1 hovered into view. Thereas no chance left. No hope. Just six precious months until impact. The Last Policeman presents a fascinating portrait of a pre-apocalyptic United States. The economy spirals downward while crops rot in the fields. Churches and synagogues are packed. People all over the world are walking off the jobabut not Hank Palace. Heas investigating a death by hanging in a city that sees a dozen suicides every weekaexcept this one feels suspicious, and Palace is the only cop who cares. The first in a trilogy, The Last Policeman offers a mystery set on the brink of an apocalypse. As Palaceas investigation plays out under the shadow of 2011GV1, weare confronted by hard questions way beyond awhodunit.a What basis does civilization rest upon? What is life worth? What would any of us do, what would we really do, if our days were numbered? Ebook contains an excerpt from the anticipated second book in the trilogy, Countdown City.What is life worth? What would any of us do, what would we really do, if our days were numbered? Ebook contains an excerpt from the anticipated second book in the trilogy, Countdown City.
|Title||:||The Last Policeman|
|Author||:||Ben H. Winters|
|Publisher||:||Quirk Books - 2012-07-10|