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The Ploughmen explores the deep, dark corners of the mind of a convicted murderer, and the conversations he has with the young policeman tasked with getting a confession. This gripping novel provides a unique perspective into the criminal mind, and will leave readers on the edge of their seats as they follow the brazen act of violence that leads to a manhunt and a stunning revelation. Readers interested in crime dramas and the psychology of criminals will find The Ploughmen to be an unforgettable read.

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John Gload is a seventy-seven-year-old murderer. He has been killing for over half a century before he is caught for the first time. Valentine Millimaki is the young man in the Copper County sheriff's department who draws the overnight shift after Gload's arrest. He is tasked with getting the killer to confess to a string of unsolved murders. Gload and Millimaki sit across from each other in the dark, swapping stories and secrets. As sheriff and criminal talk through the bars night after night, Millimaki's safety is threatened within his own department. Then a brazen act of violence leads to a manhunt and a stunning revelation that ensures Gload's past and Millimaki's future are for ever entwined. Set against the extraordinary landscape of Montana, The Ploughmen is a tense, compelling and powerfully moving novel that announces the arrival of a major American talent.

The Ploughmen

ISBN: 9781447247821
Estimated First-hand Retail Price: $10.32
Authors: Kim Zupan
Publisher: Picador
Date of Publication: 2015-08-13
Format: Paperback
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The Ploughmen explores the deep, dark corners of the mind of a convicted murderer, and the conversations he has with the young policeman tasked with getting a confession. This gripping novel provides a unique perspective into the criminal mind, and will leave readers on the edge of their seats as they follow the brazen act of violence that leads to a manhunt and a stunning revelation. Readers interested in crime dramas and the psychology of criminals will find The Ploughmen to be an unforgettable read.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

John Gload is a seventy-seven-year-old murderer. He has been killing for over half a century before he is caught for the first time. Valentine Millimaki is the young man in the Copper County sheriff's department who draws the overnight shift after Gload's arrest. He is tasked with getting the killer to confess to a string of unsolved murders. Gload and Millimaki sit across from each other in the dark, swapping stories and secrets. As sheriff and criminal talk through the bars night after night, Millimaki's safety is threatened within his own department. Then a brazen act of violence leads to a manhunt and a stunning revelation that ensures Gload's past and Millimaki's future are for ever entwined. Set against the extraordinary landscape of Montana, The Ploughmen is a tense, compelling and powerfully moving novel that announces the arrival of a major American talent.