The Magician

The Magician

by W. Somerset Maugham (Author)

This tale revolves around the magician Oliver Haddo, a man living in the bohemian Paris of the beginning of the twentieth century. Haddo, a caricature of the disreputable black magician Aleister Crowley of Maugham's day, makes a sinister attempt to create life. The author tells this story to remarkable effect, combining the strange and ghastly with the pure and sweet aspects of ordinary life in this weird and terrifying story of the theft of a woman's soul...

Book Details

Publication Date
July 30, 2020
Publisher
ISBN
9781774640227
File size
167 KB