"A novel of the supernatural and occult that is hard boiled, seamy and suspenseful as the best film noir."--Tom Robbins
From the Back Cover
Las Vegas 1990. Scott Crane has lost his family, his job and, he suspects, his reason for living. All he has left are the escape of heavy drinking and the dangerous thrill of high stakes poker. But things are about to get worse. Much worse. Soon he's haunted by his dead wife, on the run from malicious manifestations and plagued by vague feelings that he sold his soul when he was a little child. The Fisher King – a godlike lord of the wasteland – is at work and he wants what's owed. He wants the
Chaos mathematics, tarot, gambling for mortal stakes, Arthurian legend, Egyptian mythology, bloody murder and a plot that runs on overdrive till the last call is answered. A dazzling, terrifying encounter with the dark imagination of Tim Powers . . .
"Brilliant! Compelling! 'Last Call' is his best book yet"
RAYMOND E. FEIST
"A powerful and satisfyingly surprising NOVEL. Powers is, as we have come to expect, still expertly hurting his protagonists"
"Powers has established himself as a unique, surprising voice . . . 'Last Call' is a grand tour de force which fills the senses and elicits laughter and tears"
NEW YORK REVIEW OF SCIENCE FICTION
"The best fantasy writer to appear in decades"
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