Even the Wicked: A Matthew Scudder Novel by Lawrence Block

By Lawrence Block

Matthew Scudder is aware that justice is an elusive commodity within the great urban, the place a risk free guy will be shot useless in a public position criminals fly loose via holes in a tattered felony procedure. yet now a vigilante is roaming one of the thousands, executing these he charges need to die. He calls himself "The Will of the People"—an inventive serial killer who declares his particular murderous intentions to the media earlier than wearing via on his threats. a baby molester, a Mafia don, a violent anti-abortionist—even the safe and untouchable are being ruthlessly erased by way of New York's most modern star avenger. Scudder understands that not anyone is innocent—but who between us has the appropriate to play God? it's a query that might hang-out the authorized p.i. on his trip throughout the bleak urban grays, as he searches for the sanity in city insanity. . .and for a frighteningly effective killer who can do the most unlikely.

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