City on Fire, Paperback


The New York Times bestseller. "Extraordinary...dazzling...a sprawling, generous, warm-hearted epic of 1970s New York". (Observer). Midnight, New Year's Eve, 1976. Nine lives are about to be changed forever. Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, heirs to one of New York's greatest fortunes; Keith and Mercer, the men who, for better or worse, love them; Charlie and Samantha, two suburban teenagers seduced by the punk scene; an obsessive magazine reporter and his idealistic neighbour - and the detective trying to figure out what any of them have to do with a shooting in Central Park on New Year's Eve.

Then, on July 13th, 1977, the lights go out. "Dazzling". (Washington Post). "Heart-stopping". (New York Times). "Addictive". (Independent). "Extraordinary". (Observer).




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