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Hiding The Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible Paperback – 6 Oct 2005

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Arrow; New Ed edition (6 Oct. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0099476649
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099476641
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.7 x 3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 21 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 68,470 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An extremely entertaining history of magic" (Sunday Telegraph)

"Highly readable... fascinating... remarkable" (The Mail)

"Steinmeyer's history of the golden age of stage magic was a dazzling read, and has given me a few ideas about how to keep the family entertained at Christmas" (Matthew Sweet Independent)

"A highly entertaining study of magic's Golden Age" (The Times)

"Highly readable ... fascinating ... A remarkable collection of strongly motivated egomaniacs and charlatans, all depicted in the boldest of colours" (Marcus Berkman)

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