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Eisenheim the Illusionist

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Eisenheim the Illusionist

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Alternate Title: The Illusionist
Author: Steven Millhauser
Publisher: Original English publication, 1989

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Fantasy
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The Illusionist

The Illusionist

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World Fantasy Award winning short story. It originally appeared under the title The Illusionist in Esquire, December 1989. The story can also be found in the anthology The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Third Annual Collection (1990), edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling. It is included in the collections The Barnum Museum (1990) and We Others: New and Selected Stories (2011).

A film loosely based on this story, The Illusionist, was released in 2006.


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