Dover Beach (The Last P. I., Book 1) by Richard Bowker

By Richard Bowker

In an the USA damaged by way of a "limited" nuclear battle, not anyone has use for would-be inner most eye Wally Sands. not anyone aside from Dr. Charles Winfield, an eccentric scientist who believes he was once cloned from a well known biochemist as a part of a top-secret undertaking undertaken earlier than the war.

Sands units out to discover Winfield's mysterious progenitor, yet reveals himself at the path of a killer instead.

Now, in far-away, fabled England, Sands needs to discover the evidence in regards to the case that has introduced him to his promised land, and whilst confront the unsettling fact approximately his global, his existence, and his loyalties.

A tale of affection and betrayal, lifestyles and dying, the longer term and the previous. a narrative that would make you chuckle, make you cry—and make you think.

Philip ok. Dick Award, Finalist

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