Enchantingly dark and compellingly real, the World Fantasy Award-winning novel Last Call is a masterpiece of magic realism from critically acclaimed author Tim Powers.
Set in the gritty, dazzling underworld known as Las Vegas, Last Call tells the story of a one-eyed professional gambler who discovers that he was not the big winner in a long-ago poker game . . . and now must play for the highest stakes ever as he searches for a way to win back his soul.
About the Author
Tim Powers is the author of numerous novels, including Last Call, Declare, Three Days to Never, and On Stranger Tides, the inspiration for the blockbuster film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, starring Johnny Depp and PenÉlope Cruz. Powers lives in San Bernardino, California.
Praise for Last Call…
“Riveting…lyrical and brutal…a thrilling tale of gambling, fate and fantastic adventure.” -Los Angeles Daily News
“A novel of the supernatural and occult that is hard boiled, seamy and suspenseful as the best film noir.” -Tom Robbins
“Distinctive and commanding . . . a strikingly inventive novel.” -Publishers Weekly
“Brilliant! Compelling and satisfying! Tim Powers is one of our best writers, and LAST CALL is his best book yet.” -Raymond E. Feist
“A terrific read . . . a believable tapestry of greed and passion.” -Denver Rocky Mountain News
“Weird . . .grippingly written . . . a nightmarish novel, brilliantly researched and made.” -San Jose Mercury News