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The Illusionists Summary ì 8 Ie between the stifling domesticity of marriage or a downwards spiral to the streets – no matter how determined she is to forge her own pathOne night at a run down theatre she meets the charismatic Devil Wix – showman master of illusion fickle friend Drawn into his circle Eli. This engaging and evocative novel presents a different side of Victorian England than we re used to seeing one where charlatans and hucksters vie to make a living by peddling magic tricks to a gullible and impoverished public Though THE ILLUSIONISTS can feel a bit crowded at moments plot wise its characters are riveting especially the unreliable and conniving protagonist Devil whose ambition to open his own theater sweeps up a variety of characters into a maelstrom including pick pocketing dwarf Carlo Bonomi Heinrich Bayer and his eerie automaton Lucie and Jasper an artist who helps pull off the illusions and is romantically drawn to enigmatic Eliza a young woman who dreams of personal emancipationEliza appears late in the story but her relationship with Devil forms the heart of the novel as she leads him on his own merry dance fueled by her fight to control her destiny Ms Thomas excels in portraying their oft contrary partnership while spinnig a web of deceit that eventually catches up with them However several plot threads seem to come and go without much dramatic denouement and it becomes challenging to decide whether Devil is an otherwise decent man trapped by the misogyny and corruption of his era or merely an irredeemable rogue The ambiance alone however makes the effort worthwhile as Ms Thomas paints in expert colors a portrait of the seedy desperation and volatility of England as it struggles under rigid sovereignty and the horrifying chasm between wealth and destitution The Right Swipe of marriage Touched or a downwards spiral to the streets – no matter how determined she is to forge her Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa #2 own pathOne night at a run down theatre she meets the charismatic Devil Wix – showman master Ugly Fish of illusion fickle friend Drawn into his circle Eli. This engaging and evocative novel presents a different side The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of Victorian England than we re used to seeing Little Gods one where charlatans and hucksters vie to make a living by peddling magic tricks to a gullible and impoverished public Though THE ILLUSIONISTS can feel a bit crowded at moments plot wise its characters are riveting especially the unreliable and conniving protagonist Devil whose ambition to Der Schweizerische Robinson open his Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 own theater sweeps up a variety The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats #1 of characters into a maelstrom including pick pocketing dwarf Carlo Bonomi Heinrich Bayer and his eerie automaton Lucie and Jasper an artist who helps pull Sylvia Pankhurst off the illusions and is romantically drawn to enigmatic Eliza a young woman who dreams Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts of personal emancipationEliza appears late in the story but her relationship with Devil forms the heart Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction of the novel as she leads him The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series on his Book of Isms own merry dance fueled by her fight to control her destiny Ms Thomas excels in portraying their バガボンド 1 oft contrary partnership while spinnig a web Расул Гамзатов Стихи of deceit that eventually catches up with them However several plot threads seem to come and go without much dramatic denouement and it becomes challenging to decide whether Devil is an Disrupted My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble otherwise decent man trapped by the misogyny and corruption Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for Project Managers of his era Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly or merely an irredeemable rogue The ambiance alone however makes the effort worthwhile as Ms Thomas paints in expert colors a portrait Hawk's Passion of the seedy desperation and volatility Girls of Brackenhill of England as it struggles under rigid sovereignty and the horrifying chasm between wealth and destitution

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Full review here book of the year so far Every once in a while you find a book that hooks you from the very first page and doesn t let go until long after you ve finished it The Illusionists is one of those booksFrom the minute that I read the blurb for this novel I knew I was going to love it and I was not disappointed From the very first page you find yourself completely immersed in Victorian London the sights sounds and smells so well described you feel as if you are there walking alongside Devil as he goes about his daily life The novel also provides a fascinating insight into the world of Victorian magic and illusion revealing the amount of work behind the scenes that was necessary to make a show a success From the guillotine to the famous bullet trick you ll never look at magic in the same way againDevil Wix is a character worth a paragraph of his own A brilliant showman he is also witty and loveable and I found myself willing him to succeed Haunted by bad memories from his childhood he is a man determined to prove his worth in the world and along with his band of misfits he sets out to put on a show like no otherThe story moves at a relatively slow pace and at just under five hundred pages it s a hefty novel but one that is well worth taking your time over The characters are compelling darkly so at times and I found myself looking forward to immersing myself in their world for an hour or so each evening It s been a while since I ve been so eager to find out how a book ends yet at the same time so reluctant to say goodbye to the characters and the world that they inhabitTold in third person primarily from the perspectives of Devil and Eliza it is clear from the start that this is their story and you get the feeling that had the narrative reflected a different point of view Carlos or Jasper s in particular we as readers would have a completely different perception of Devil There are moments in the novel that you ought to hate him yet you instantly forgive him just as Eliza doesAs the Palmyra blossoms under Devil s ownership the man himself undergoes a transformation from an opportunist showman into a husband and eventually a father I found myself falling in love with him as the novel progressed and the ending image of Devil with his son on his shoulders is purposely a million miles away from the Devil that we met on the first page All of the characters mature and grow as the novel takes place over the span of twelve years a long time to cover but so expertly managed that it never feels drawn out and all makes perfect senseThe story is not unlike Sara Gruen s Water for Elephants in its themes of love triangles misfits and showmanship but at the same time it is entirely different from anything I have ever read beforeThe only predictable part of this novel was Devil and Eliza s relationship but even this doesn t run smoothly and as events begin to take a darker turn you find yourself wondering which characters will actually make it to the end55 stars So much than a love story The Illusionists is a story of friendship and fellowship of magic and illusion of life and death It is the most absorbing and atmospheric book that I have read this year by a mile Read it and you won t be disappointed Battle Ground of change for his colleagues – a dwarf an eccentric engineer and an artist – as well as Devil himself And as Eliza embarks Rightfully the Alpha Female on a dangerous adventure she must decide which path to choose and how far she should go when she holds all their lives in her han. 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  • Paperback
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  • The Illusionists
  • Rosie Thomas
  • English
  • 23 August 2017
  • 9780007512041