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Millroy the magician

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic : Penguin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Jilly Farina walks into the tent at the County Fair and finds her life transformed. Fixing her with his hypnotic gaze, Millroy the Magician performs astonishing miracle. When she is later magicked into his trailer and Millroy promises to train her as his assistant, Jily feels safe for the first time in her short life.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 9780241950531 0241950538
OCLC Number: 754568364
Notes: Originally published: London :Hamish Hamilton, 1993. Published in Penguin Books 1994.
Description: 439 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.

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Fourteen-year-old Jilly Farina walks into the tent at the County Fair and finds her life transformed. When she is later magicked into his trailer and Millroy promised to train her as his assistant,  Read more...

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"Picaresque ... Enchanting ... Theroux is a gifted and versatile tale spinner." -- Time "Amazing ... (A) Startlingly Original Tale Of Pure Magic...that amuses, unnerves, and captivates the reader in Read more...

 
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