The Prestige - S.F. Masterworks (Paperback)
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The Prestige - S.F. Masterworks (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 10/02/2011
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Two 19th century stage illusionists, the aristocratic Rupert Angier and the working-class Alfred Borden, engage in a bitter and deadly feud; the effects are still being felt by their respective families a hundred years later.

Working in the gaslight-and-velvet world of Victorian music halls, they prowl edgily in the background of each other's shadowy life, driven to the extremes by a deadly combination of obsessive secrecy and insatiable curiosity.

At the heart of the row is an amazing illusion they both perform during their stage acts. The secret of the magic is simple, and the reader is in on it almost from the start, but to the antagonists the real mystery lies deeper. Both have something more to hide than the mere workings of a trick.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780575099418
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 334 g
Dimensions: 199 x 154 x 30 mm

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“The Prestige”

It is 1878 and two magicians, the aristocratic Rupert Angier and the working-class Alfred Borden, are locked in a bitter and deadly feud over matters of both magic and love. The feud causes each magician to strive to... More

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Teresa Majury

“Smoke and Mirrors”

Published in 1995 and made into a successful movie in 2006, The Prestige is the ninth novel by acclaimed Sci Fi author, Christopher Priest. Science Fiction is not a particularly familiar genre for me but this... More

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