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The Conjurer

Richard Middleton

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Description:

Richard Barham Middleton (1882-1911) was an English poet and author who is remembered mostly for his short ghost stories and supernatural tales. 'The Conjurer' is a short story about a stage performer whose act includes juggling and magic tricks. In one trick he makes his pretty young female assistant, who happens to be his wife, disappear. It is a pretty dull trick, but the audience applauds wildly, much too enthusiastically.... Why on Earth can that be? It is a while before the conjurer realises the horror of the situation.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cathy Dobson

Length:

8m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:45