By David Benioff
The magnificent debut novel from the severely 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 bushes each day. The tone is darkish and excessive; its dependent kind is reduce at the uncooked facet; and the characters come from locations now we have all been." -The manhattan Times
All Monty Brogan ever particularly sought after whilst he grew up was once to be a fireman. Now he is approximately to begin a seven-year stretch within the federal penal complex for drug dealing. With simply twenty-four hours of freedom to head, he prowls the town together with his female friend and his most sensible acquaintances 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 cash pits of Wall road to Manhattan's downtown living room and membership scene, from the enclaves of the Russian mob to the previous immigrant neighborhoods, The twenty fifth Hour conjures up the pulsing rhythms and diamond-hard edges of a urban within the uncooked, illusory hours among dead night and sunrise. A taut and enthralling story of an city purgatory suspended among the crime and the punishment, The twenty fifth Hour is a big participant in modern noir fiction from the writer of the bestselling novel City of Thieves and the fast tale assortment When the Nines Roll Over.