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2 edition of magician"s wife. found in the catalog.

magician"s wife.

James M. Cain

magician"s wife.

by James M. Cain

  • 277 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination208p.,21cm
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19203332M

Get this from a library! The magician's wife. [Brian Moore] -- A novel on the 19th century French colonization of Algeria. In a bid to forestall a revolt, Napoleon III dispatches France's top magician, hoping an exhibition of his powers will impress rebellious. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), Magician's wife. New York: Dial Press, (OCoLC)

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Magician"s wife by James M. Cain Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Magician's Wife" begins in 's France, and tells the story of Emmeline, lovely young wife of a world-famous magician, who, after being swept off her feet and marrying the famous Henri Lambert, finds herself living magicians wife.

book quiet, lonely existence in a small village in France/5. Emmeline, the magician's wife, is an interesting character --of course, the most well developed one in the novel-- and despite some flaws she is totally believable. So are her husband and Denieu, the two other important characters.

To sum up, this is an interesting book, but not recommended to everyone/5(29). The Magician's Wife is a mediocre rendition of some of Cain's classic novels such as The Postman Always Rings Twice and Double Indemnity.

Although it starts off slowly, it does build up a head of steam and if you ignore some of the unbelievable actions of the protagonist, the charismatic meat-magnate, Clay Lockwood, it is a hard book to put down.3/5(7). Originally published as La Femme du magicien, The Magician's Wife was awarded the Prix Alfred (Angoulême) and the Grand Prix (Sierre).

The English-language version has been out of print for three decades, during which time the graphic novel has developed a deep cult following ― this new edition promises to mesmerize a new generation of by: 1.

The Magician's Wife. 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 /5. Tor Books, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The magicians wife. book may show signs of. The Magician's Wife Brian Moore, Author Dutton Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. PW: Brian Moore: Travels of a Literary Infidel; OTHER BOOKS.

by Lev Grossman. 82, Ratings 6, Reviews published 55 editions. Return to Fillory in the riveting sequel to The Shelve The Magician King.

Currently Reading. Currently Reading. The Magician's Land. by Lev Grossman. 60, Ratings Series Works: The Magician's Land, The Magician King, The Magicians. Eliot Waugh is a talented Magician and the former High King of by a family of conservative farmers, Waugh grew up in rural Indiana, where he was tormented due to his sexuality and discovered his magical abilities when he accidentally killed his high school bully by using telekinesis.

After moving away from his family, Waugh was invited to attend Brakebills University of Magical Age: The Magicians is a new adult fantasy novel by the American author Lev Grossman, published in by Viking tells the story of Quentin Coldwater, a young man who discovers and attends a secret college of magic in New York.

The novel received critical acclaim, and was followed by The Magician King in and 's The Magician's Land. A television series adaptation of the novels Author: Lev Grossman. “The Magicians is a spellbinding, fast-moving, dark fantasy book for grownups that feels like an instant classic. I read it in a niffin-blue blaze of page turning, enthralled by Grossman’s verbal and imaginative wizardry, his complex characters, and, most of all, his superb, brilliant inquiry into the wondrous, dangerous world of magic.”/5(K).

Fillory was the magical world created by Ember and Umber, as well as the setting of the Fillory and Further series by Christopher Plover. The name Fillory is used to describe both the land mass and one of the sovereign states, the other being Loria. Fillory hosted the Wellspring, the source of all magic, and serves as the prison for the beast created by the Old Gods.

The planet known as Affiliation: Ember † Umber †. The magician’s wife of the title is Emmeline Lambert, an intelligent woman eclipsed by her husband’s celebrity and her gender’s marginal influence in French aristocratic circles. Bookseller Cossel Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title The Magician's Wife Author James M.

Cain Book condition Used - VG-/VG. Spine cocked; bit of shelfwear; bit of foxing/soiling; some glue residue : James M. Cain. The Magicians' Wife is another triumph. (Literary Guild Selection) The drama of embattled faith that makes up his preoccupying theme takes one of its most unusual and interesting forms so far in this impressive new work from the Canadian author whose long career has recently peaked with such compact and well-crafted novels as No Other Life () and The Statement ().

Originally published as La Femme du magicien, The Magician's Wife was awarded the Prix Alfred and the Grand Prix (Sierre). The English-language version has been out of print for three decades, during which time the graphic novel has developed a deep cult following, this new edition promises to mesmerize a new generation of readers" The same sort of trouble Cain has raised ever since the Postman with diminishing success, perhaps just because this kind of thrillkill fiction has become more commonplace.

This one is all about a sex kitten who is really a wild cat. Actually she's murder. Her name is Sally Alexis and she is married to a magician when Clay Lockwood meets her and falls in love with her.

He's in the frozen, meat Author: James M. Cain. Quentin Coldwater, B.A., is a New York Magician who attended Brakebills n has always been on the outside looking in. He's awkward, unsure, overthinks everything, He's the sort of guy always pining from afar (especially for his childhood best friend, Julia).It's no wonder the world of magic—especially in his favorite book series, Fillory and Further—has been such an : The Magician's Wife by Brian Moore It'sa year before the French conquer Algeria.

Henri Lambert is a famous magician/5. The Magician's Land is a new adult fantasy novel by Lev Grossman, published in by Viking Adult, the sequel to The Magician King and the third book in Grossman's Magicians trilogy.

It continues the story of outcast magician Quentin Coldwater, interweaving it with the story of several of his friends who are questing to save the magical realm of : Lev Grossman.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Major Characters Magicians.

The Magicians of Xanth are a subset of fictional characters from the Xanth series of fantasy genre novels by Piers Anthony (b.

). The Magicians are usually humans. They possess powerful magical abilities, and so are the only humans who are able to take the role of King of Human ans who are female may be called Sorceresses, but the may not become king.The Magicians by Lev Grossman is one of the most frequently reviewed fantasy novels of the last few years, which isnt surprising because the author is a well known writer (and book reviewer) for TIME Magazine, and the book was very effectively hyped as Harry Potter with college age students/5(K).