The Last Magician: A Novel

The Last Magician: A Novel

by Janette Turner Hospital


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The Last Magician: A Novel by Janette Turner Hospital

"A story of high tension and terrifying allure....Her writing has perfect pitch."—Richard Eder, Los Angeles TimesThe Last Magician is about power and betrayal, sexual obsession and social ostracism. At its center is Lucy, a good girl and a whore, whose nights are spent in a kaleidoscope of identities as she dons the masks her customers demand. Charlie is a photographer, filmmaker, voyeur, and the last magician—monitoring Lucy, piecing together the splinters of evidence surrounding the death of a child and a murder that happened half a lifetime ago. A New York Times Notable Book. Reading group guide included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393325270
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/17/2003
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Janette Turner Hospital received Australia's Patrick White Award for lifetime literary achievement, and is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of South Carolina. She lives in Columbia, South Carolina.

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