The Last Good Man

By A.J. Kazinski; Tiina Nunnally (Translator)
(Scribner, Paperback, 9781451640762, 480pp.)

Publication Date: March 12, 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Hardcover, Compact Disc

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In Beijing, a monk collapses in his chamber , dead.

A fiery mark—a tattoo? a burn?—spreads across his back and down his spine. In Mumbai, a beloved economist dies suddenly. The same symbol appears. Similar deaths are reported around the world—the victims all humanitarians, all with the same death mark. In Venice, a rogue Italian policeman links the deaths, tracing the evidence. Who is killing good people around the world?

In Copenhagen, the Interpol alert lands on the desk of veteran detective Niels Bentzon: Find the “good people” of Denmark and warn them. But Bentzon is a man who is trained to see the worst in humanity, not the good.

Just as Bentzon is ready to give up, he meets Hannah Lund, a brilliant astrophysicist mourning the death of her son. With Hannah’s help, Bentzon begins to piece together the puzzle of these far-flung deaths. A pattern emerges—a perfectly executed plan of murder. There have been thirty-four deaths—two more to come if the legend is true. According to the pattern, Bentzon and Hannah can predict the time and place of the final two murders. The deaths will occur in Venice and Copenhagen. And the time is now.




About the Author

A. J. Kazinski is the pseudonym of Anders Rønnow Klarlund and Jacob Weinreich. An instant bestseller in Denmark and now published in more than fifteen countries, The Last Good Man is their first collaboration. Both men live in Copenhagen with their families.




Praise For The Last Good Man

“Intense…. Moments of rapid-fire suspense.… A truly compelling and worthwhile journey.”--Associated Press

"Terrifyingly compelling."--Oprah.com

“A spectacular thriller.” --Library Journal (starred review)

"This one has everything I look for in a thriller--history, secrets, conspiracies, action, adventure, and international settings. Check this one outl; you're going to love it."--Steve Berry, New York Times-bestselling author of The Amber Room and The Columbus Affair

"A gripping, page-turning murder mystery with metaphysics."--Providence Journal

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