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The Magic by Christopher Priest
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Apr 10, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction
Read in April, 2012

Christopher Priest's take on the movie that was made from his book, The Prestige.

A slight volume, informative, amusing, and occasionally revealing of the mildly fussy author who knows the "the book is his; the movie theirs" yet can't help but criticize the few changes he disagrees with (in the midst of the many he admires).

Absolutely indispensable to those of us obsessed with the work of Christopher Nolan, the writer/director of the adaptation.

Finally reveals the secret of why the US paperback has an ugly all-text cover.

Hard to find in the US; order from the author here:


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