Last Call: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 560 pages
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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.

 

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"Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died." - Steven Wright While finishing with The Stand, the climax of which takes place in a haunting ... Read full review

Contents

BOOK THREE
CHAPTER 29
CHAPTER 31
CHAPTER 33
CHAPTER 35
CHAPTER 37
CHAPTER 38
CHAPTER 39

CHAPTER 12
BOOK
CHAPTER 15
CHAPTER 17
CHAPTER 18
CHAPTER 19
CHAPTER 20
CHAPTER 22
CHAPTER 24
CHAPTER 26
CHAPTER 41
CHAPTER 42
CHAPTER 43
CHAPTER 45
CHAPTER 47
CHAPTER 49
CHAPTER 50
Chapter 1
Chapter 3
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Tim Powers is the author of numerous novels including Hide Me Among the Graves, Three Days to Never, Declare, Last Call, and On Stranger Tides, which inspired the feature film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. He has won the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award twice, and the World Fantasy Award three times. He lives in San Bernardino, California.

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