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The Magician

W. Somerset Maugham

The Magician is a novel by British author W. Somerset Maugham, originally published in 1908. In this tale, the magician Oliver Haddo, a caricature of Aleister Crowley, attempts to create life. Crowley wrote a critique of this book under the pen name Oliver Haddo, where he accused Maugham of plagiarism. Maugham wrote The Magician in London, after he had spent some time living in Paris, where he met Aleister Crowley. The novel was later republished with a foreword by Maugham entitled A Fragment of Autobiography. (Wikipedia)

The Magician is a novel by British author W. Somerset Maugham, originally published in 1908. In this tale, the magician Oliver Haddo, a caricature of Aleister Crowley, attempts to create life. Crowley wrote a critique of this book under the pen name Oliver Haddo, where he accused Maugham of plagiarism. Maugham wrote The Magician in London, after he had spent some time living in Paris, where he met Aleister Crowley. The novel was later republished with a foreword by Maugham entitled A Fragment of Autobiography. (Wikipedia)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The Magician is a novel by British author W. Somerset Maugham, originally published in 1908. In this tale, the magician Oliver Haddo, a caricature of Aleister Crowley, attempts to create life. Crowley wrote a critique of this book under the pen name Oliver Haddo, where he accused Maugham of plagiarism. Maugham wrote The Magician in London, after he had spent some time living in Paris, where he met Aleister Crowley. The novel was later republished with a foreword by Maugham entitled A Fragment of Autobiography. (Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

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Length:

7h 57m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Introduction
Introduction

13:35


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

16:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

19:16


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

38:07


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:12


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

38:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

34:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

45:10


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

33:52


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:56


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

31:53


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

32:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

31:42


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

29:10


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

40:52