Twenty-two year-old Michael O’Sullivan returns from the second World War with a medal of honor, a glass eye, and the violent skills necessary to avenge his family, who were gunned down by the Chicago mob when he was a child. O’Sullivan becomes mobster Frank Nitti’s trusted chauffer…and an undercover operative for federal agent Eliot Ness…but even as he seeks revenge, he finds himself being seduced by the criminal underworld that he loathes.
The brilliant sequel to Road to Perdition, Max Allan Collins’ masterpiece of crime fiction that became both a literary and cinematic classic. Michael O'Sullivan returns from WWII and infiltrates the mob to avenge his family from within.
First there was Max Allan Collins’ legendary graphic novel…then came the Academy Award winning movie and his bestselling screenplay novelization. Now Collins presents an epic new novel, combining and expanding upon all that came before, to create the ultimate version of his unforgettable story.
PURGATORY succeeds in putting us inside the head of an honorable man descending into a hell of his own creation
An explosive, action-packed blockbuster, destined to rank right up there with "The Godfather" series when all is said and done
Smooth and imaginative
No one can twist through a maze with the intensity and suspense of Max Allan Collins
Nobody writes about war era crime in Chicago as well as Collins... A delight for fans...and newcomers.