By Ben H. Winters
"[The] bizarre, attractive, unapologetically apocalyptic final Policeman trilogy is one in all my favourite secret series."—John eco-friendly, writer of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns
Winner of the 2013 Edgar® Award Winner for most sensible Paperback Original!
What’s the purpose in fixing murders if we’re all going to die quickly, anyway?
Detective Hank Palace has confronted this query ever on the grounds that asteroid 2011GV1 hovered into view. There’s no probability left. No desire. simply six necessary months until eventually impact.
The final Policeman presents a desirable portrait of a pre-apocalyptic usa. The economic system spirals downward whereas plants rot within the fields. church buildings and synagogues are packed. humans world wide are jogging off the job—but no longer Hank Palace. He’s investigating a demise by way of placing in a urban that sees a dozen suicides each week—except this one feels suspicious, and Palace is the one cop who cares.
the 1st in a trilogy, The final Policeman offers a secret set close to an apocalypse. As Palace’s research performs out below the shadow of 2011GV1, we’re faced through demanding questions approach past “whodunit.” What foundation does civilization leisure upon? what's lifestyles worthy? What might any of us do, what may we really do, if our days have been numbered?