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This biography of Uri Geller, the controversial spoon-bending and mind-reading performer, was the first to examine dispassionately whether the former Israeli paratrooper is a talented magician or something altogether more mysterious – perhaps even an authentic paranormalist.
“Superstitious atheists will find this book toxic. Jonathan Margolis clearly spooked himself writing it and I got an attack of the creeps one night just reading it.” – Evening Standard
“A brilliant book – nine out of ten.” – Channel 4
“A fascinating, unjaded, open-minded account of a great modern puzzle.” – Mail on Sunday
“An even-handed and assiduously researched work. . . something close to a definitive assessment.” – New Statesman