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Book Information: Illusionist, the

Illusionist, the (1989) [Short Story]
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

In nineteenth century Austria, a young boy is fascinated by a travelling illusionist. He develops a passion for magic and ultimately transcends the limitations of the genre.

First published in Esquire.

Original title: The Illusionist
Alternative titles: Eisenheim the Illusionist
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasyParanormal Powers

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Third Annual Collection, the (1990) [Anthology]
      Authors: Jonathan Carroll , Steven Millhauser , Dan Simmons , Tanith Lee , Robert R. McCammon , Charles de Lint , Greg Bear , Bruce Sterling , Joe R. Lansdale , Michael Moorcock , Pat Cadigan , Ramsey Campbell , James P. Blaylock , Joe Haldeman , Emma Bull , Michael Swanwick , John Shirley , Joyce Carol Oates , Jane Yolen , Ed Bryant , Chet Williamson , J.N. (Jerry) Williamson , Delia Sherman , Tatyana Tolstaya , Gary A. Braunbeck , Fred Chappell , Reginald Bretnor , Midori Snyder , Lisa Tuttle , James Powell , Nancy Etchemendy , Joan Aiken , Michael de Larrabeiti , Robert Frazier , Gwyneth Jones
     Barnum Museum, the (1990) [Collection]
      Author: Steven Millhauser

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Edition #1: The Illusionist




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