By JUSTIN CRONIN
THE LAST WEREWOLF
By Glen Duncan
293 pp. Alfred A. Knopf.
It’s easy to see why werewolves might feel under-celebrated these days. While vampires and zombies have stormed the multiplexes and best-seller lists, and Dr. Frankenstein’s monster has completed its cultural infiltration by transforming into the ubiquitous information appliances of daily life (if my smartphone doesn’t count as artificial life run amok I don’t know what does), werewolves have been largely left to idle at the side of the literary road. Where are these Freudian howlers of the night? Theirs has been rather a raw deal.
No longer. For now we have Jake Marlowe — the…
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