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The magician's wife

Author: Brian Moore
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1998 printing, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel on the 19th century French colonization of Algeria. In a bid to forestall a revolt, Napoleon III dispatches France's top magician, hoping an exhibition of his powers will impress rebellious sheiks with the superiority of European civilization. But the magician's wife--events are seen through her eyes--finds Arab civilization superior. By the author of The Statement.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Brian, 1921-1999.
Magician's wife.
New York : Dutton, 1998 printing, ©1997
(OCoLC)682391790
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Moore
ISBN: 0525944001 9780525944003
OCLC Number: 37392908
Notes: "A William Abrahams book."
Description: 229 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Brian Moore.

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A novel on the 19th century French colonization of Algeria. In a bid to forestall a revolt, Napoleon III dispatches France's top magician, hoping an exhibition of his powers will impress rebellious sheiks with the superiority of European civilization. But the magician's wife--events are seen through her eyes--finds Arab civilization superior. By the author of The Statement.

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