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The Man Who Walked through Walls

Author : Marcel Aymé
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The excellent Monsieur Dutilleul has always been able to pass through walls, but has never seen the point of using his gift, given the general availability of doors. One day, however, his tyrannical boss drives him to desperate, creative measures—he develops a taste for intramural travel and becomes something of a super-villain. How will the unassuming clerk adjust to a glamorous life of crime? Aymé's genius lies in imagining the practical unfolding of bizarre and difficult situations. In each story, anarchic comedy is arrested by moments of pathos, only to descend into anarchy and hilarity once more ...

Houdini The Man Who Walked Through Walls

Author : William Lindsay Gresham
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No Magician has captured the imagination of the World as did Harry Houdini, his very name become a byword for stunning, amazing escapes. In this authoritative biography, acclaimed author and noted psychic sceptic, William Lindsay Gresham details the life of the great man. The strands of Houdini’s life are chronicled in rich detail; the stage illusions and their invention, his private life as he travelled the world and Houdini’s passion for exposing the frauds and scams of the ‘psychic’ world. Houdini’s legendary illusions are explained and give a fascinating insight into their construction, created with simplicity that is the essence of true genius.

Houdini the Man who Walked Through Walls

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Houdini the Man who Walked Through Walls

Author : William Lindsay Gresham
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The life of the famous magician, with explanations of his tricks, and many pictures.

The Man Who Walked Through Walls

Author : Obom
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In this adaptation of the short story Le passe muraille by Marcel Aymé Obom has produced a gentle, absurd story about a nondescript office worker who is suddenly able to walk through walls. He takes revenge on his boss and amasses riches before coming to a sad end.

Analytical Concordance to the Bible

Author : Robert Young
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Teaching the Short Story

Author : Bonnie H. Neumann
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Explores 175 short stories from 50 countries including information about the author and a synopsis of the story. Includes indexes on suggested comparisons -themes and literary devices.

Harper s Magazine

Author : Lee Foster Hartman
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Important American periodical dating back to 1850.

London Magazine

Author : John Lehmann
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The Fireside Treasury of Modern Humor

Author : Scott Meredith
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The Blackstone Book of Magic Illusion

Author : Harry Blackstone
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The complete Blackstone story and the history of magic from the 1920s to today.

Time

Author : Briton Hadden
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Margery

Author : Thomas R. Tietze
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Australian Explorers by Sea Land and Air 1788 1988

Author : Ian Francis McLaren
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Magicians and Illusionists

Author : Adam Woog
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Discusses the lives of eight famous magicians, including Robert-Houdin, Herrman the Great, Kellar, Harry Houdini, Jasper Maskelyne, David Copperfield, and Penn and Teller.

Standard Catalog for High School Libraries

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Feature Films on 8mm 16mm and Videotape

Author : James L. Limbacher
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Analytical Concordance to the Bible on an Entirely New Plan

Author : Robert Young
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Houdini

Author : Bernard C. Meyer
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Short Story Index

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