The Illusionist (Paperback)Dinitia Smith (author)
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 327 g
Dimensions: 203 x 133 x 15 mm
Stephen King Mesmerizing, erotic suspense.
Alan Cheuse All Things Considered A powerful novel about sexual desire and social disorder.
Edward Hower The New York Times Book Review A skillfully written novel. And its greatest strength is the sensitivity with which Smith explores the complexities of love.
Detour magazine Smoke-and-mirrors prose that would dazzle Houdini...Smith has written a truly chilling winter's tale.
Carolyn See The Washington Post Dinitia Smith has taken this "true" story and given its characters introspection and sad dignity.
Carole Goldberg The Hartford Courant [Smith] nails the fading ambience of a town that has lost its reason for being. And she shows poignantly why...women will seek and sustain the illusion of love.
Maureen Corrigan NPR Fresh Air [A] quicksilver novel in which nothing, not even sexual identity, is unwavering...Smith has stripped away an even greater illusion: that human sexuality is straightforward and fathomable, normative and neat.
Rosellen Brown The Illusionist is a terrifying story of the ways good people can follow their most generous instincts straight into tragedy. Dinitia Smith's novel makes the bizarre plausible while it heightens the ordinary. I was caught in its web, beguiled from first page to last.
Larry Kramer A haunting, heartbreaking, utterly unforgettable novel. What an overwhelming accomplishment of the imagination!