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Twenty years ago Scott Crane abandoned his career as a professional poker player and went into hiding, after a weird high-stakes game played with Tarot cards--but now the cards, and the supernatural powers behind them, have found him again.
Crane's father killed gangster Bugsy Siegel in 1948 to become King of the West, and to keep that power he is now determined to kill his son--and Scott Crane must cross the Mojave Desert to his father's Perilous Chapel in Las Vegas, and take up the cards again for one last poker duel in a deadly game to save his soul.
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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.About the Author:
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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Book Description Subterranean Press, US, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. JK Potter (illustrator). 1st Edition. Limited edition match-numbered set (89 of 500) signed and numbered by the author, signed by the artist. Flawless, in immaculate unread condition. Please note, shipping will likely need adjustment for this heavy three-volume set. Signed by Author and Illustrat. Seller Inventory # 001907