Lehane, Dennis World gone By

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World gone By

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Ten years have passed since Joe Coughlin's enemies killed his wife and destroyed his empire, and much has changed. Prohibition is dead, the world is at war again, and Joe's son, Tomás, is growing up. Now, the former crime kingpin works as a consigliore to the Bartolo crime family, travelling between Tampa and Cuba, his wife's homeland.

A master who moves in and out of the black, white, and Cuban underworlds, Joe effortlessly mixes with Tampa's social elite, US Naval intelligence, the Lansky-Luciano mob, and the mob-financed government of Fulgencio Batista. He has everything - money, power, a beautiful mistress, and anonymity.

But success cannot protect him from the dark truth of his past - and ultimately, the wages of a lifetime of sin will finally be paid in full.

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Joe Coughlin is untouchable. Once one of America's most feared and prominent gangsters, he now moves effortlessly between the social elite, politicians, police and the mob. He has everything he could possibly want; money, power, a beautiful mistress, and anonymity.

But in a town that runs on corruption, vengeance and greed, success can't protect Joe from the dark truth of his past -- and ultimately, the wages of a lifetime of sin will finally be paid in full . . .

Chilling, heart-breaking and gripping, this is the most complex and powerful novel to date from Dennis Lehane, writer on The Wire and author of modern classics such as Shutter Island, Gone, Baby, Gone and The Given Day.

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Dennis Lehane's speciality is the fast-paced gangster thriller that's also a deeply felt novel. His latest, about a Boston criminal, doesn't disappoint on either count... I guarantee that all you'll be able to do is keep on turning the pages. The prose crackles with Chandleresque jokes, the narrative never flags and there's even a genuinely heart-stopping love story. In addition to all that, the book beautifully evokes the entire era of early Thirties Prohibition America ( Reader's Digest)

This is a book that should put [Lehane's] name right up there where it belongs, right up there alongside Doctorow and Dreiser ( Scotland on Sunday)

This is noir with added value: Lehane is terrific on family ties and at conveying the buzz of a city powered by immigrant labour of often dubious legality ( Guardian)

History is merely a backdrop in a story that seeks just to be exciting, sexy and atmospheric. The author's trademark combination of dark deeds, graceful pose and sassy dialogue ensures it succeeds ( Sunday Times)

Lehane's tough, muscular prose captures the era well; and his dialogue brings to life the inhabitants of its underworld ( Spectator)

This is not just brilliant period crime writing but brilliant writing full stop ( Independent)

The crime writer's crime writer; with a spare, stark edge to his work that lifts it into the truly great class... The gangster world is superbly evoked and the story is as tight and powerful as the trigger on a Thompson sub-machine ( Daily Mail)

Sophisticated, literary and barbed enough... it makes this book a sentence-by-sentence pleasure. You are in the hands of an expert. And you'll know it ( Scotsman)

Amasterpiece by the crime writer's crime writer, this is the finest novel of the year with a spare, stark edge that cuts into your very soul . . . No one captures menace quite as elegantly as Lehane, nor understands the mob better . . . Boardwalk Empire on speed ( Daily Mail)

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Book Description William Morrow Company, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 150 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling author of The Given Day and Live by Night , returns with a psychologically and morally complex novel of blood, crime, passion, and vengeance, set in Cuba and Ybor City, Florida, during World War II, in which Joe Coughlin must confront the cost of his criminal past and present. Ten years have passed since Joe Coughlin s enemies killed his wife and destroyed his empire, and much has changed. Prohibition is dead, the world is at war again, and Joe s son, Tomás, is growing up. Now, the former crime kingpin works as a consigliore to the Bartolo crime family, traveling between Tampa and Cuba, his wife s homeland. A master who moves in and out of the black, white, and Cuban underworlds, Joe effortlessly mixes with Tampa s social elite, U.S. Naval intelligence, the Lansky-Luciano mob, and the mob-financed government of Fulgencio Batista. He has everything-money, power, a beautiful mistress, and anonymity. But success cannot protect him from the dark truth of his past-and ultimately, the wages of a lifetime of sin will finally be paid in full. Dennis Lehane vividly recreates the rise of the mob during a world at war, from a masterfully choreographed Ash Wednesday gun battle in the streets of Ybor City to a chilling, heartbreaking climax in a Cuban sugar cane field. Told with verve and skill, World Gone By is a superb work of historical fiction from one of the most interesting and accomplished American novelists ( Washington Post ) writing today. Bookseller Inventory # LIB9780062325105

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Book Description Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: HarperCollins US | A Novel | The epic story of Joe Coughlin which began in THE GIVEN DAY and LIVE BY NIGHT, continues through World War II, as he struggles to navigate the criminal underworld between Cuba and Ybor City, Florida. LIVE BY NIGHT is soon to be a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Joe Coughlin, directed by Ben Affleck. | Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling author of The Given Day and Live by Night , returns with a psychologically and morally complex novel of blood, crime, passion, and vengeance, set in Cuba and Ybor City, Florida, during World War II, in which Joe Coughlin must confront the cost of his criminal past and present.Ten years have passed since Joe Coughlin's enemies killed his wife and destroyed his empire, and much has changed. Prohibition is dead, the world is at war again, and Joe's son, Tomás, is growing up. Now, the former crime kingpin works as a consigliore to the Bartolo crime family, traveling between Tampa and Cuba, his wife's homeland.A master who moves in and out of the black, white, and Cuban underworlds, Joe effortlessly mixes with Tampa's social elite, U.S. Naval intelligence, the Lansky-Luciano mob, and the mob-financed government of Fulgencio Batista. He has everything-money, power, a beautiful mistress, and anonymity.But success cannot protect him from the dark truth of his past-and ultimately, the wages of a lifetime of sin will finally be paid in full.Dennis Lehane vividly recreates the rise of the mob during a world at war, from a masterfully choreographed Ash Wednesday gun battle in the streets of Ybor City to a chilling, heartbreaking climax in a Cuban sugar cane field. Told with verve and skill, World Gone By is a superb work of historical fiction from one of "the most interesting and accomplished American novelists" ( Washington Post ) writing today. | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 330 gr | 229x152x20 mm | 320 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9780062325105

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