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03 Jul 2004
Carter beats the Devil - Glen David Gold - Sceptre 2001
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It's terribly unfair I know, but I can't help comparing this book with Christopher Priest's marvellous novel "The Prestige" which also has as its subject magicians and magic shows in the 1920s. To say that "Carter beats the Devil" suffers in comparison is not intended as a slight to this fine first novel, but is merely to compare gold with platinum.
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