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Houdini's Final Incredible Secret

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Houdini's Final Incredible Secret
AuthorBob Loomis
Publication Date2016
LanguageEnglish
ISBN:978-1537122731
Pages324
 

The True Story of How Houdini Mystified the Creator of Sherlock Holmes.

After twenty years of painstaking research, Houdini’s last great riddle has finally been solved. This unique book investigates the baffling intimate performance Houdini created for his friend Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The exploit made the creator of Sherlock Holmes insist that Harry had employed occult or supernatural powers to accomplish it. As bestselling author Richard Wiseman points out in this innovative book’s introduction, it also describes the very fabric of magic itself, including the complex relationships between each generation of performers, the way in which tricks evolve over time, and ultimately, the surprising truth about the fundamental nature of mystery.

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So you thought everything had already been written about Harry Houdini?

Review by Dr Roger Woods: "Many books have been written about Harry Houdini so you might be forgiven that nothing new could be added to that vast library. You would be wrong. Bob Loomis has written a delightful book giving a detailed analysis of the occasion when Houdini created an impossible effect to mystify none other than Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. the creator of Sherlock Holmes. After many years of research and asking many penetrating questions Bob has created an account of how he believed Houdini carried out this seemingly amazing feat."


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