Last Call (novel)
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|Series||Fault Lines series|
|Publisher||William Morrow & Co|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|Award||Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (1993)|
|LC Class||PS3566.O95 L37 1992|
|Followed by||Expiration Date|
Last Call (1992) is a fantasy novel by Tim Powers. It was published by William Morrow & Co in 1992 with ISBN 0-688-10732-X. It is the first book in a loose trilogy called Fault Lines; the second book, Expiration Date (1995), is vaguely related to Last Call, the third book, Earthquake Weather (1997), acts as a sequel to the first two books.
Like many of Powers' novels, Last Call features a detailed magic system, here based on divinatory tarot, and draws on mythical or historical events and characters, in this case Bugsy Siegel and the development of Las Vegas casinos as well as the legend of the Fisher King. Powers makes use of T. S. Eliot's poem The Waste Land throughout, which also features the Fisher King legend.
- "1993 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
- Last Call title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Last Call at Worlds Without End
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