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Mr. Sebastian and the negro magician

a novel

by Wallace, Daniel

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magicians,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Traveling through the Deep South in 1950 with Jeremiah Musgrove"s Chinese Circus, magician Henry Walker finds himself in deep trouble with three angry white teenagers, while his friends from the circus describe how Henry received the gift of magic from the devil himself.

    Edition Notes

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    StatementDaniel Wallace
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.A4256348 M7 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24748368M
    ISBN 10038552109X, 0307279111
    ISBN 109780385521093, 9780307279118
    LC Control Number2006028103
    OCLC/WorldCa71210178

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Sebastian and the Negro Magician." As a result, we learn some lessons about life and death, but these lessons remain clouded by mysticism and Wallace's own interpretations of religion and martyrdom and how /5(50).

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A magician conjures abject failure in Wallace’s (The Watermelon King,etc.) bleak protagonist Henry Walker is first seen as a ten year old growing up in a dismal hotel where his drunken father toils as a janitor (after losing his fortune to the Crash and his wife to TB).

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Sebastian and the Negro Magician by Daniel Wallace From one of the most imaginative novelists of his generation comes the tale of Henry Walker, a magician with extraordinary powers, extraordinary heartache, and a lifetime of illusions so remarkable you’ll not believe your eyes.

About Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician. Henry Walker was once a world-class magician, performing to sold-out shows in New York. But now he has been reduced to joining Musgrove’s Chinese Circus (which at no point in its tour of the deep South has ever included a single Chinese person) as the shambling Negro Magician, whose dark black skin and electric green eyes.

Sebastian and the Negro Magician Order: From the author of Big Fish comes this haunting, tender story that weaves a tragic secret, a mysterious meeting with the Devil, and a family of charming circus freaks recounting the extraordinary adventures of their friend Henry Walker, the Negro Magician.

Sebastian and the Negro Magician is a novel published in by Daniel was adapted for the stage in by Shane Morgan of Rough House Theatre under the title Henry Walker and the Wheel of four night run was at the Rondo Theatre in Bath.

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Brimming with surprising twists and turns, and peopled with a literal circus of memorable characters, Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician is Daniel Wallace at his finest. As in his beloved debut, Big Fish, Wallace once again conjures a wondrous tale with an emotional punch. This is a story of love and loss, identity and illusion, fate and.

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For him the story (even mistold) tells a greater truth than a simple list of events. That's not to say that there isn't a single truth to this. Henry Walker was once a world-class magician, performing to sold-out shows in New York. But now he has been reduced to joining Musgrove's Chinese Circus (which at no point in its tour of the deep South has ever included a single Chinese person) as the shambling Negro Magician, whose dark black skin and electric green eyes bewitch most audiences.

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No Bid. 0 Bids. Auction has expired without any bids. Description; Send Private Message; Mr. Sebastian And The Negro Magician Book. The book starts out with Henry Walker at 11 years old. He is living with his sister and dad at a hotel.

One day he meets, who he believes to be the devil himself in room The devil, or Mr. Sebastian, teaches Henry magic card tricks.

Henry swears /5(9). Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician takes us to Jeremiah Mosgrove's Chinese Circus in the s to meet Henry Walker, a magician who can no longer perform : Popmatters Staff.

‘Mr. Sebastian And The Negro Magician is a brilliantly constructed rollercoaster ride of a novel: there's a surprise and a thrill around every bend.

With a magician’s deft touch, Daniel Wallace draws you into a richly conceived world of wonder and illusion, and at the end leaves you breathless and amazed, wondering how did he do that?’.

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Libraries will be billed to suit their budgets. Members of ABAA and ILAB and abide by the ethical. In the middle of a dusty Southern town, in the middle of the twentieth century, magician Henry Walker entertains crowds at Jeremiah Musgrove's Chinese Circus.

Though not the world-famous illusionist he once was, Henry, with his dark skin and green eyes, is still something of a novelty to the patrons who pay a dime to see his show.

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