Houdini's Box : The Art of Escape, Paperback Book

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In his most captivating book to date, Adam Phillips explores mankind's on-going fascination with ideas of escape.

Taking as his starting point the life and works of Harry Houdini - 'the greatest magician the world has ever seen' - he considers why some people might become compulsive escape artists, whereas others appear to find freedom in self-imposed confinement.'A rare achievement - as remarkable a piece of work as Houdini ever performed himself.' Daily Telegraph

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: general
  • ISBN: 9780571206650

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