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ISBN: 1841150029 / ISBN-13: 9781841150024

The Magician's Assistant

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  • The Magician's Assistant (Fourth Estate Ltd) – Trade paperback (1998)
    by Ann Patchett

    The Magician's Assistant

    Trade paperback, Fourth Estate Ltd
    1998
    English
    New edition. New edition.
    368 pages

    ISBN: 1841150029
    ISBN-13: 9781841150024

    Sabine has been assisant to Parsifal the mag ician for twenty years. When he dies, Sabine is compelled to investigate his mysterious past, and heads to Nebraska to m eet his relatives. '

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Reviews of The Magician's Assistant

Overall customer rating: 4.500
christopher

Magical

by christopher on Mar 2, 2014

The novel begins with the death of Parsifal, the magician of the title, with his ?assistant? and wife, Sabine by his side. However, this was a marriage between a gay man and a woman who had adored him for the previous 22 years. Parsifal, who died of an aneurism but was already holding a warrant signed ... More

sinvacas

different

by sinvacas on Apr 30, 2009

Might be a little hard to take if you are recently widowed yourself as the lead character has just lost her husband. It hits close to home. A different kind of story throwing together unlikely characters. Patchett has a great way with dialogue and characterization. After loving Bel Canto and Run, I ... More

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