All The Flowers Are Dying (Paperback)Lawrence Block (author)
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The latest - brilliant - Matt Scudder novel from award-winning Lawrence Block
Matt Scudder - former cop and alcoholic - has had enough. He plans to wind up his investigations and concentrate on AA meetings and his lovely wife, Elaine. But he agrees to take one last case. Louise, a single woman, has finally met a man she likes, but she fears he's keeping something from her and so hires Matt to check him out.
But before Matt can track down the real identity of Louise's lover, a horrific murder is committed - and the only forensic evidence links the killer to Elaine. Matt is convinced that the killer is an old foe of his, a man who terrorised and murdered his way through New York until Matt stood in his way.
And now he's stalking Elaine...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 125 x 180 x 23 mm
"[A] mesmerizing tale of psychological suspense." -- Library Journal
"A page-turning work of art." -- Toronto Sun
"Block, as always, takes his readers on a wildly entertaining ride."--Buffalo News
"[Block] ratches up the suspense with breathtaking results as only a skilled, inventive and talented writer can do."--Orlando Sentinel
"Block, who couldn't write a dull scene even if he tried to, is in fine form here."--Los Angeles Times
"An unforgettable tale of violence, death and deceit."--Lansing State Journal
"[A] mesmerizing tale of psychological suspense."--Library Journal
Another powerful meditation on mortality in thriller's clothing--Kirkus Reviews
"A welcome addition to the Scudder mythos."--Bookreporter.com
"A page-turning work of art."--Toronto Sun
"A thrilling, satisfying concotion brewed by a master storyteller in top form."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Shows what a real crime novel can be in the hands of a master craftsman."--ReviewingTheEvidence.com
"The wit and thoughtfulness of which makes one feel better about how much one enjoyed the (very) grisly bits."--Daily Telegraph (London) ** selected ALL THE FLOWER ARE DYING as one of the best American thrillers of the year