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While I can certainly understand that there is a population of readers who thoroughly will enjoy this book and will feel that I am, at best, a poor reviewer. Read morePublished on Dec 1 2010 by Ronald W. Maron
This book is indescribable. I have attempted on many occasions to explain the plot of this book to people, but how can you explain that the main tenet is that luck can be won or... Read morePublished on May 26 2004 by R. Chamberlain
Tim Powers' highly inventive novel makes poker a form of numerological magic and Las Vegas the wasteland of the Grail legend, only waiting for the rightful king to make it bloom. Read morePublished on March 11 2002 by Pauline J. Alama
Last Call is enjoyable, and may forever change the way you play card games. It is not, however, a deep book. Read morePublished on Dec 27 2001 by Kevin Gold
Not sure where I first picked this up; I have the hardcover edition; the illustration of tarot cards on the dust jacket probably caught my eye. Read morePublished on Nov. 7 2001 by Kate mac Phail
If you like Tim Powers read it, if you are interested in luck, occult and tarot read it, and if you are looking for a good book to take you on a trip to weirdness and back READ IT!Published on July 20 2001 by "omm2"
I'm really a T.S. Eliot [fan], and I knew I was going to like this book when the discarded bodies of the evil Fisher King murmured lines from the Wasteland to each other. Read morePublished on June 10 2001 by frumiousb
When I go to Vegas, I'm definitely going to have to pay attention to the cigarette smoke. Not that I expect things in real life to happen like the events and magic in this book,... Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2001 by Brad Smith
I generally do not read fantasy, but the gambling motif attracted me to this book. I'm glad I read it.
I waited a while before I wrote this review, and I'm glad that I did. Read more