The Magician by Sol Stein

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At their big prom, Ed Japhet scares the wits out of the attendees with his fantastic and dangerous feats of magic. Then when the young man and his girlfriend leave, they see four figures sitting inside his father's car, one with a chain around his fist. That's only the beginning of this story of a screwed-up justice system and a high-school student who decides to use his magic tricks to stop a tough gang of extortionists from bothering him and his girl.

The New York Times says, "I cannot recall a gripping novel of this type with greater pleasure."

The Library Journal declares, "A shark-like bite that won't be easily forgotten. Fast moving, incisive, angry, fine, and dramatic!"

First published in 1971, this literary thriller shows off the masterful storytelling skills of its legendary author, Sol Stein.

About Sol Stein

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Sol Stein is a prize-winning playwright produced on Broadway, an anthologized poet, the author of nine novels, and an award-winning teacher of writers. Stein has edited some of the most successful writers of the century, and is the author of Stein on Writing and the creator of the computer programs WritePro, FictionMaster, and FirstAid for Writers.
Published April 17, 2013 by Untreed Reads Publishing. 230 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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