John Preston

Magic, by Ricky Jay – review

© Mike Caveney’s Egyptian Hall Museum/ ©George and Sandy Daily collection/Ta Schen/ www.ta

People, they say, want different things from a book over the summer than they do the rest of the year. If, by chance, you are looking for a book that will both give you a hernia and teach you how to make a bridge disappear, this could be just the thing for you.

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