By Ben H. Winters
"[The] bizarre, attractive, unapologetically apocalyptic final Policeman trilogy is considered one of 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 top Paperback Original!
What’s the purpose in fixing murders if we’re all going to die quickly, anyway?
Detective Hank Palace has confronted this question ever considering that asteroid 2011GV1 hovered into view. There’s no likelihood left. No wish. simply six valuable months until eventually impact.
The final Policeman presents a desirable portrait of a pre-apocalyptic usa. The economic system spirals downward whereas vegetation rot within the fields. church buildings and synagogues are packed. humans around the globe are strolling off the job—but now not Hank Palace. He’s investigating a loss of life via putting 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 on the point of an apocalypse. As Palace’s research performs out below the shadow of 2011GV1, we’re faced by means of difficult questions approach past “whodunit.” What foundation does civilization leisure upon? what's lifestyles worthy? What might any of us do, what could we really do, if our days have been numbered?