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The Death Instinct

Jed Rubenfeld

A spellbinding literary thriller about terror, war, greed, and the darkest secrets of the human soul, by the author of the million-copy bestseller, The Interpretation of Murder.September 16, 1920. Under a clear blue September sky, a quarter ton of explosives is detonated in a deadly attack on Wall Street. Fear comes to the streets of New York.Witnessing the blast are war veteran Stratham Younger, his friend James Littlemore of the New York Police Department, and beautiful French radiochemist Colette Rousseau. A series of inexplicable attacks on Colette, a secret buried in her past, and a mysterious trail of evidence lead Younger, Littlemore, and Rousseau on a thrilling international and psychological journey - from Paris to Prague, from the Vienna home of Dr Sigmund Freud to the corridors of power in Washington, DC, and ultimately to the hidden depths of our most savage instincts. As the seemingly disjointed pieces of Younger and Littlemore's investigations come together, the two uncover the shocking truth about the bombing - a truth that threatens to shake their world to its foundations.

A spellbinding literary thriller about terror, war, greed, and the darkest secrets of the human soul, by the author of the million-copy bestseller, The Interpretation of Murder.September 16, 1920. Under a clear blue September sky, a quarter ton of explosives is detonated in a deadly attack on Wall Street. Fear comes to the streets of New York.Witnessing the blast are war veteran Stratham Younger, his friend James Littlemore of the New York Police Department, and beautiful French radiochemist Colette Rousseau. A series of inexplicable attacks on Colette, a secret buried in her past, and a mysterious trail of evidence lead Younger, Littlemore, and Rousseau on a thrilling international and psychological journey - from Paris to Prague, from the Vienna home of Dr Sigmund Freud to the corridors of power in Washington, DC, and ultimately to the hidden depths of our most savage instincts. As the seemingly disjointed pieces of Younger and Littlemore's investigations come together, the two uncover the shocking truth about the bombing - a truth that threatens to shake their world to its foundations.
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A spellbinding literary thriller about terror, war, greed, and the darkest secrets of the human soul, by the author of the million-copy bestseller, The Interpretation of Murder.September 16, 1920. Under a clear blue September sky, a quarter ton of explosives is detonated in a deadly attack on Wall Street. Fear comes to the streets of New York.Witnessing the blast are war veteran Stratham Younger, his friend James Littlemore of the New York Police Department, and beautiful French radiochemist Colette Rousseau. A series of inexplicable attacks on Colette, a secret buried in her past, and a mysterious trail of evidence lead Younger, Littlemore, and Rousseau on a thrilling international and psychological journey - from Paris to Prague, from the Vienna home of Dr Sigmund Freud to the corridors of power in Washington, DC, and ultimately to the hidden depths of our most savage instincts. As the seemingly disjointed pieces of Younger and Littlemore's investigations come together, the two uncover the shocking truth about the bombing - a truth that threatens to shake their world to its foundations.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kerry Shale

Length:

14h 47m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:45


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:58


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:57


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:06


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:59


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:18


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:41


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:04


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:07


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:58


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:41


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:13


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:27


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:15


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:48


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:05


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:03


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:50


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:55


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:30


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:16


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:47


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:46


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:53


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:12


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:54


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:21


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:25


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:17


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:54


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:42


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:33


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:18


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:02


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:00


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:10


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:07


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:43


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:24


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:41


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:01


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:12


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:27


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:33


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:48


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:11


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:56


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:15


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:47


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:56


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:39


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:29


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:29


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:13


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:21


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:11


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:59


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:58


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:34


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:56


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:06


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:10


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:18


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:59


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:44


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:17


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:19


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:41


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:23


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

07:07


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:51


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:12


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

07:00


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:06


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

07:33


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:58


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:42


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

07:32


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:53


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:18


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:02


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:56


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:53


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:56


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

06:36


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

08:21


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

06:59


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

07:06


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:46


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

07:38


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:57


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

06:58


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

06:56


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:16


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

07:34


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

07:13


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

07:02


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

07:12


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

05:59


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

06:59


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

06:57


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

03:42


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

06:55


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

06:55


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

06:00


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

06:32


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

06:54


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

03:36


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

06:49


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

08:11


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

06:34


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

07:23


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

06:16


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

07:10


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

07:12


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

05:59


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

06:43


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

05:02


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

07:04


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

07:21


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

07:57


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

08:32


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

08:04


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

07:56


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

00:25