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Summary

A brutalized student. A gang-infested school. A vengeful teacher. 

After his star pupil, Rina Ogawa, is sexually assaulted in a school restroom, Edward Clifford sets out on a journey to find the truth and bring her attackers to justice. He finds himself delving head-first into the lives of his other students - lives filled with crime, violence, and hatred. What starts as a desperate attempt to achieve justice quickly sends Edward down the path of vengeance.... 

Who attacked Rina Ogawa? Can Edward bring her attackers to justice? Or will he take matters into his own hands? 

From the provocative author of The Law of Retaliation and Grandfather’s House, Jon Athan brings you a shocking thriller packed with mystery, suspense, and extreme violence. This is a story of human horror. 

Warning: This novel contains graphic content. Listener discretion is advised.

©2019 Jonathan Sixtos (P)2019 Jonathan Sixtos

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what an emotive and hard hitting audiobook from the pen of Jon Athan and narrated by Francis G Kearney xxxxxx

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Seeking Revenge

Good story. Good horror/torture story about one person seeking revenge for a close family friend that was assaulted. In my opinion it's not as much as a horror story but more of a story about one persons obsession in trying to solve a crime and making the person(s) who committed the crime pay for it. The torture and injuries inflicted upon the person who committed the crime might be considered horror to some but I personally wouldn't call it a horror story. If you like movies like Taken or your average seeking revenge on someone movie than you'll like this book.

I was provided a free copy of this book at my request in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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  • timj26
  • 04-02-20

Excellent

American history X meets dangerous minds
Raw and violent Jon athan doesn’t pull punches
Well narrated and a must read for dark thriller fans
I received a free review audiobook and voluntarily left this review

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  • Vicki
  • 10-07-20

Last Lesson

Another great story by Jon Athan. This was a great revenge story with plenty of violence. Jon Athan is a wonderful horror writer. Francis G. Kearney did a great job with the narration. I received this free copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Becky
  • 27-03-21

Who will give "The Last Lesson?"

Wow! This is my first book by this author, but won't be my last. So real. So violent. So frustrating. So scary. High school bullying at its worst. Beatings. Rape. Disrespect. Gangs. All go unpunished. Vengeance. Who can set things straight? How can it ever get better? Who will give "The Last Lesson?"
This Audible version was so entertaining. The narrator did an awesome job of presenting this story.

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  • SEAC
  • 21-03-21

That ending. WOW

This was one tough listen. I guess that's a good thing. In the current climate of racial tension, I kinda wish I had chosen a different book. Just hearing the racial slurs disturbed me. However, I do see how it was pertinent to the story. In the end, justice was served.
This is a story of a teacher who cares so much about his students, that when one gets raped, he takes matters in his own hands. The raped girl eventually kills herself and the teacher seeks revenge. Revenge stories are always fun.

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  • Rhona
  • 17-05-20

Good listen

For this author the book is relatively benign, but there is still violence and a theme of rape and racism.

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  • Matthew G Cady
  • 16-10-19

loss for words

wow just wow. Another amazing story from this author. so intense and satisfying. cant get enough of his work.