The Prestige

September 28, 1997|
The Prestige by Christopher Priest
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Winner of the World Fantasy Award

Inspiration for the movie directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale

In 1878, two young stage magicians clash in the dark during the course of a fraudulent séance. 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.

Blood will be spilled, but it will not be enough. In the end, their legacy will pass on for generations...to descendants who must, for their sanity''s sake, untangle the puzzle left to them.

Christopher Priest is the critically-acclaimed author of the 1995 World Fantasy Award-winning novel, The Prestige (whose 2006 film adaptation of the same namesake went on to be a two-time Academy Award nominated box office hit). Born in Cheshire, England, Priest has spent most of his life as a full-time freelance writer. He currently ...
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Title:The Prestige
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:368 pages, 8.23 X 5.61 X 0.99 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 8.23 X 5.61 X 0.99 in
Published:September 28, 1997
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780312858865

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