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Mr. Sebastian and the negro magician

a novel

by Wallace, Daniel

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Published by Doubleday in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDaniel Wallace.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Pagination257 p. ;
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22758242M
ISBN 109780385521093
OCLC/WorldCa71210178

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Sebastian and the Negro Magician Daniel Wallace, Author Buy this book An inept African-American illusionist is dogged by the deal he struck with the devil in Wallace's fourth novel, a.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Sebastian and the Negro Magician by Daniel Wallace From one of the most imaginative novelists of his generation comes the tale of Henry Walker, a magician with extraordinary powers, extraordinary heartache, and a lifetime of illusions so remarkable you’ll not believe your eyes.

About Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician. Henry Walker was once a world-class magician, performing to sold-out shows in New York. But now he has been reduced to joining Musgrove’s Chinese Circus (which at no point in its tour of the deep South has ever included a single Chinese person) as the shambling Negro Magician, whose dark black skin and electric green eyes.

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Sebastian and the Negro Magician is a novel published in by Daniel was adapted for the stage in by Shane Morgan of Rough House Theatre under the title Henry Walker and the Wheel of four night run was at the Rondo Theatre in Bath.

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Brimming with surprising twists and turns, and peopled with a literal circus of memorable characters, Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician is Daniel Wallace at his finest. As in his beloved debut, Big Fish, Wallace once again conjures a wondrous tale with an emotional punch.

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For him the story (even mistold) tells a greater truth than a simple list of events. That's not to say that there isn't a single truth to this. Henry Walker was once a world-class magician, performing to sold-out shows in New York. But now he has been reduced to joining Musgrove's Chinese Circus (which at no point in its tour of the deep South has ever included a single Chinese person) as the shambling Negro Magician, whose dark black skin and electric green eyes bewitch most audiences.Click to read more about Mr.

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