By David Benioff
The very good debut novel from the significantly acclaimed writer of City of Thieves and When the Nines Roll Over and the co-creator of the HBO series Game of Thrones, adapted as a characteristic movie through Spike Lee starring Edward Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman
"Novels like The twenty fifth Hour do not fall out of timber each day. The tone is darkish and severe; its stylish kind is minimize at the uncooked part; and the characters come from locations we've got all been." -The big apple Times
All Monty Brogan ever relatively sought after while he grew up was once to be a fireman. Now he is approximately to begin a seven-year stretch within the federal detention center for drug dealing. With simply twenty-four hours of freedom to head, he prowls the town together with his female friend and his top buddies from excessive school-a high-flying bond dealer and an idealistic instructor. because the mins count number down, Monty seizes one final probability to stack the chances in his want.
Hurtling from the money pits of Wall road to Manhattan's downtown living room and membership scene, from the enclaves of the Russian mob to the outdated immigrant neighborhoods, The twenty fifth Hour inspires the pulsing rhythms and diamond-hard edges of a urban within the uncooked, illusory hours among hour of darkness and sunrise. A taut and captivating story of an city purgatory suspended among the crime and the punishment, The twenty fifth Hour is an incredible participant in modern noir fiction from the writer of the bestselling novel City of Thieves and the quick tale assortment When the Nines Roll Over.