The Last Werewolf

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Random House LLC, 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
On to the beautiful magic of the writing. - Goodreads
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User Review  - jakegest - LibraryThing

An astoundingly well written novel that breaks out genre stereotypes and any other expectations I had for it. Definitely not for the weak of heart (and stomach) The Last Werewolf is wickedly dark and ... Read full review

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Book Info: Genre: Urban Fantasy Reading Level: Adult Recommended for: Fans of urban fantasy, werewolf stories, beautiful writing Trigger Warnings: murder, eating people, sex My Thoughts: “You love ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

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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