The Last Coin

The Last Coin

by James P. Blaylock

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ISBN-13: 9781936535651
Publisher: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date: 07/15/2012
Series: Christian Trilogy , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 414,696
File size: 947 KB

About the Author

James P. Blaylock was mentored by Philip K. Dick, along with K.W. Jeter and Tim Powers, and is regarded as one of the founding fathers of modern steampunk. Winner of two World Fantasy Awards and a Philip K. Dick Award, he is director of the Creative Writing Conservatory at the Orange County School of the Arts and a professor at Chapman University, where he has taught for 20 years.

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The Last Coin 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
theforestofbooks on LibraryThing 8 months ago
I first read this book in the late 90¿s and loved it. Ten years or so on, and I¿ll admit to struggling with it this time round. This is more a reflection on me than the book - unless the fiction fairies have been subtly altering the plot whilst I wasn¿t looking. Still enjoyable, just sometimes felt a little slow paced.
Anome on LibraryThing 8 months ago
One of Blaylock's best. Possibly the best of his books.
nicole47 on LibraryThing 8 months ago
Would have been greatly improved with some serious editing. Too many scenes that were not funny enough to stand on their own for the sole purpose of showing the same characterization over and over and over again.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A mixture of the everyday and the fantastic, as the protagonist is drawn into a struggle to prevent the thirty pieces of silver paid to Judas from being reunited. The story has moments of humor, even hilarity, horror, and the bizarre as only Blaylock can write. It has well-written, suprisingly realistic characters, and gives us a glimpse of a world beyond the blinders so many of us wear so often.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you enjoy Tim Powers, Stephen King & authors like them, this book is for you. Mr. Blaylock is my favorite author, bar none. Read this & you'll be looking for the rest of his works in no time.