In The Magician's Wife, Cain returns to his classic themes of lust and greed. Clay Lockwood, a business executive, falls in love with the irresistible Sally Alexis, wife of a professional magician. Their story is one of the inexorable process of "wishes coming true"--the realization of which was always, for Cain, "a terrifying concept."

The Magician's Wife 1987, Everyman Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780460024808

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The Magician's Wife 1985, Carnegie-Mellon University Press, Pittsburgh

ISBN-13: 9780887480188

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