Last Call by Tim Powers

Winner of the 1993 World Fantasy Award.

"I thought for a long time, trying to put my finger on why I liked this book so much. Sure, it had a powerful plot and a memorable cast of characters. It was full of action, drama, suspense, and mystery. But what really got me was the mood. Powers created a sense of doomsday momentum that started off gradually and built to its inevitable conclusion, taking no prisoners along the way. It reminded me of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and classic film noir movies."

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