A gripping noir masterpiece and New York Times Notable Book, The Gunman is now a major motion picture starring Sean Penn.
Martin Terrier is a hired killer who wants out of the game so he can settle down and marry his childhood sweetheart. But the organization won’t let him go—they have other plans for him. In a violent tale that shatters as many illusions as bodies, Jean-Patrick Manchette subjects his characters and listeners alike to a fierce exercise in style. This tightly plotted, corrosive parody of “the success story” is widely considered to be Manchette’s masterpiece—a classic of modern noir. Download and start listening now!