The Last Werewolf
Glen Duncan delivers a powerful, sexy new version of the werewolf legend, a riveting and monstrous thrillerwith a profoundly human heart.Jake Marlowe is the last werewolf. Now just over 200 years old, Jake has an insatiable appreciation for good scotch, books, and the pleasures of the... show more
Glen Duncan delivers a powerful, sexy new version of the werewolf legend, a riveting and monstrous thrillerwith a profoundly human heart.Jake Marlowe is the last werewolf. Now just over 200 years old, Jake has an insatiable appreciation for good scotch, books, 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, considering taking his own life and ending a legend that has lived for thousands of years. But there are two dangerous groupsone new, one ancientwith reasons of their own for wanting Jake very much alive.
Publish date: July 12th 2011
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Le dernier loup-garou (#1)
by Glen Duncan This started out with a different tone than I usually see in werewolf novels. More of a crime drama or conspiracy story tone as it's established that with the murder of a werewolf in Berlin, the protagonist is the last of his kind and an organisation that hunts down and kills werewo...
Most books that start out being a miserable read will stay that way. This was not one of those books. My relationship with this book began with profound irritation; the writing style was annoying, the characters were unlikeable, and the international espionage-like plot was the polar opposite of the...
With the death of the Berliner, Jake is the last living werewolf. With the next full moon, he will be hunted and he will be killed. He’s actually rather looking forward to it. The centuries weigh heavily on him, he has little reason to go on living and even less actual inclination. Unfortunately, th...
The writing style got on my nerves too much for me to enjoy it, and I wasn't a huge fan of the main character either.
[Originally posted on tumblr on 14. May 2013] I finished Glen Duncan’s ‘The Last Werewolf' which I mostly read when I was sitting in public transport or had some time at work.Again, I don’t know a thing about genres, this is probably a lit fic though. The narrator (the main character at first, the...