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The Confabulist by Steven (Author) Galloway


The Confabulist by Steven (Author) Galloway

The whole world knows me as the man who killed Harry Houdini, the most famous person on the planet. But there is a secret that no one knows, save for myself and one other person who likely died long ago...This is the spellbinding story of Harry Houdini - his life, his loves, his feats of daring - and misfit Martin Strauss, the man who killed him with an ill-timed punch to the stomach. But in magic, nothing is quite what it seems. Is Strauss the killer of the greatest showman the world has ever seen, or is faking his own death the greatest trick Houdini ever pulled?


A fast-paced, rip-roaring read * Daily Mail * A gripping conspiracy thriller * The Herald * Mesmerizes in the same wayas The Night Circus * Book Riot * Fabulous... A page-turner you'll want to read twice * Reader's Digest *

About the Author

Steven Galloway lives in British Columbia and teaches creative writing at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of The Cellist of Sarajevo.

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Publication date

23rd April 2015


Steven (Author) Galloway

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Atlantic Books


320 pages


Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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