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By Philip Kerr

A terrifyingly prescient cult vintage through the writer of the Berlin Noir trilogy

LONDON, 2013. Serial killings have reached epidemic proportions-even with the frequent govt use of DNA detection, brain-imaging, and the "punitive coma." appealing, whip-smart, and pushed through demons of her personal, Detective Isadora "Jake" Jacowicz needs to cease a assassin, code-named "Wittgenstein," who has taken it upon himself to get rid of any guy who has demonstrated posi­tive for an inclination in the direction of violent behavior-even if his sufferer hasn't ever dedicated a criminal offense.

Philip Kerr is profitable extra acclaim than ever for his liked Bernie Gunther sequence and-with Kerr's greater profile-A Philosophical research is poised to catch an all-new readership with its riveting story of a killer whose highbrow brilliance is matched purely via his homicidal insanity.

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