The Last Werewolf

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2012 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Jake Marlowe is the last werewolf. Thanks to the efficiency of WOCOP (World Organization for the Control of Occult Phenomena), his species has been nearly exterminated. Just over 200 years old, Jake has an insatiable appreciation for good scotch, books, philosophy, and the pleasures of the flesh, with a voracious libido and a hunger for meat that drives him crazy each full moon. Although he is physically healthy, Jake has slipped into a deep existential crisis, so much so that he is considering taking his own life and ending a legend that has lived for thousands of years. But for very different reasons there are two dangerous groups-one new, one ancient-pursuing him, and they will stop at nothing to keep him alive for their own purposes, but Jake must find his own reason to live, which he does, just not where he expected.
  

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The problems I see are as follows: - Bad writing. - Goodreads
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Review: The Last Werewolf (The Last Werewolf / Bloodlines Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Christa Seeley - Goodreads

I hate doing this, but I'm marking this one DNF I gave it a fair shot. I was listening to the audio and was about 4 hours in. That's just over a third. Here's my reasons: 1) Ridiculously slow pacing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lou - Goodreads

He killed his first victim on 14th August, 1842. He was thirty-four years old. He will be two hundred and one in March. A word of warning you are about to read a sort of kind of memoir of a werewolf ... Read full review

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Glen Duncan is the author of seven previous novels. He was chosen by both Arena and The Times Literary Supplement as one of Britain's best young novelists. He lives in London.

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