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The Hollow Ones von Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan

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Kategorie: Bücher
Seiten / Format: 336 S
Erscheinungsjahr: 2020
Verlag: Random House UKDel Rey
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN: 9781529100952


Like a Jack Reacher crime thriller... with a Van Helsing-style demon hunter-The Guardian<br><br>From the Oscar-winning director ofPan'sLabyrinth,The Shape of Water, andHellboy,and the authors ofThe Straincomes a new paranormal thriller - X-FILES meets Ben Aaronovitch.<br>______________________________________<br>A horrific crime that defies ordinary explanation.<br>A rookie FBI agent in dangerous, uncharted territory.<br>An extraordinary hero for the ages.<br><br>Odessa's life is derailed when she's forced to turn her gun on her partner, who turns suddenly, inexplicably violent while apprehending a rampaging murderer. The shooting, justified by self-defence, shakes Odessa to her core and she is placed on desk leave pending a full investigation.<br><br>But what most troubles her isn't the tragedy itself - it's the shadowy presence she thought she saw fleeing the deceased agent's body after his death.<br><br>Questioning her future with the FBI and her sanity, Odessa accepts a low-level assignment to clear out the belongings of a retired agent in the New York office. What she finds there will put her on the trail of a mysterious figure named John Blackwood, a man of enormous means who claims to have been alive for centuries. What he tells her could mean he's an unhinged lunatic. That, or he's humanity's best and only defence against an unspeakable evil that could corrupt even the best of us . . .

GBToro, Guillermo delGuillermo del Torowas born in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 1964. He is the director of the filmsCronos,Mimic,The Devil's Backbone,Blade II,Hellboy,Hellboy II,Pacific RimandPan's Labyrinth, which garnered enormous critical praise worldwide and won three Academy Awards, andThe Shape of Water, which won the 2018 Oscar Award for Best Picture.

Hogan, ChuckChuck Hoganis the author of several acclaimed novels, includingDevils in ExileandPrince of Thieves, which won the 2005 Hammett Award, was named one of the ten best novels of the year by Stephen King, and was the basis of the motion pictureThe Town.

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