The Magician
The Magician
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This tale revolves around the magician Oliver Haddo, a man living in the bohemian Paris of the beginning of the twentieth century. Haddo, a caricature of the disreputable black magician Aleister Crowley of Maugham's day, makes a sinister attempt to create life. The author tells this story to remarkable effect, combining the strange and ghastly… (more)

This tale revolves around the magician Oliver Haddo, a man living in the bohemian Paris of the beginning of the twentieth century. Haddo, a caricature of the disreputable black magician Aleister Crowley of Maugham's day, makes a sinister attempt to create life. The author tells this story to remarkable effect, combining the strange and ghastly with the pure and sweet aspects of ordinary life in this weird and terrifying story of the theft of a woman's soul...

 

Publisher: Reading Essentials (July 30, 2020)

File size: 167 KB

Protection: DRM free

Language: English

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