The Prestige

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Macmillan, Oct 3, 2006 - Fiction - 368 pages
8 Reviews
In 1878, two young stage magicians clash in the dark during the course of a fraudulent seance. From this moment on, their lives become webs of deceit and revelation as they vie to outwit and expose one another. Their rivalry will take them to the peaks of their careers, but with terrible consequences. In the course of pursuing each other's ruin, they will deploy all the deception their magicians' craft can command - the highest misdirection and the darkest science.
  

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I lost sleep over this book.

User Review  - DavisWeth - Borders

This book kept me on the edge of my seat through the whole story. I stayed up long into the night just because I could not put it down. If you think you know the story because you saw the movie, think ... Read full review

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User Review  - Colleen (of the Crawling Chaos) - Goodreads

2.5 I think I may have enjoyed this book if I hadn't seen the movie, because much of the book revolves around the big secrets of the two protagonists - Borden and Angier - and since I already knew ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
13
Section 3
23
Section 4
31
Section 5
41
Section 6
44
Section 7
45
Section 8
59
Section 17
132
Section 18
138
Section 19
139
Section 20
155
Section 21
326
Section 22
333
Section 23
336
Section 24
338

Section 9
68
Section 10
69
Section 11
82
Section 12
85
Section 13
114
Section 14
123
Section 15
126
Section 16
129
Section 25
341
Section 26
342
Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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About the author (2006)

Christopher Priest lives in England.

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