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The manual of darkness

Author: Enrique de Hériz; Frank Wynne
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Victor Losa has spent his life studying magic - he lives, breathes and dreams it. His mentor, Mario Galvan, taught him not only the practical aspects of the art, but also its history and in particular the lives of famous Victorian magicians such as Hoffman, Maskelyne, and Cooke. Now, Victor is standing outside a green door, ready to receive an ovation from his colleagues after having been proclaimed the world's best  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enrique de Hériz; Frank Wynne
ISBN: 9780297860525 0297860526 9780297860532 0297860534
OCLC Number: 747142989
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: At foot of cover title: A novel steeped in the history of magic.
Description: 390 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Manual de la oscuridad.
Responsibility: Enrique de Hériz ; translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne.

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