The Last Four Things - The Left Hand of God (Paperback)Paul Hoffman (author)
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The Last Four Things is the second in Paul Hoffman's remarkable series.
Death, Judgement, Heaven and Hell
These are the Last Four Things
Now there are Five
Meet Thomas Cale
Returning to the Sanctuary of the Redeemers, Thomas Cale is told by the Lord Militant that the destruction of mankind is necessary; the only way to undo God's greatest mistake.
Cale seemingly accepts his role in the ending of the world: fate has painted him as the Left Hand of God, the Angel of Death. Absolute power is within his grasp, the terrifying zeal and military might of the Redeemers a weapon for him to handle as simply as he once used a knife.
But perhaps not even the grim power that the Redeemers hold over Cale is enough - the boy who turns from love to poisonous hatred in a heartbeat, the boy who switches between kindness and sheer violence in the blink of an eye. The annihilation that the Redeemers seek may well be in Cale's hands - but his soul is far stranger than they could ever know.
The Last Four Things follows on from The Left Hand of God. It is the second instalment in a gripping trilogy by Paul Hoffman. Imagine if Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials met Umberto Eco's Name of the Rose. Fans of epic heroic fiction will love this series.
Praise for Paul Hoffman:
'This book gripped me from the first chapter and then dropped me days later, dazed and grinning to myself' Conn Iggulden
'Tremendous momentum' Daily Telegraph
'A cult classic . . .' Daily Express
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 373 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 32 mm
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“It has it's good and bad moments”
I agree with the positive and negative reviews already written for this book - the authors description and narrative can be very unfocused but the character of Cale is really interesting. I eagerly look forward to the... More
After reading the Left Hand of God I was looking forward to the sequel and I pre-ordered it as soon as it came out. The Last Four things was everything that I had wanted and more. What I especially liked was the how... More
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