Magic Author:William Goldman Magic is a dazzling psychological thriller about a man obsessed by magic and the dark forces at work to destroy him. A spectacular tour de force by the author of Marathon Man, Boys and Girls Together, and Butch Cassidey and the Sundance Kid, Magic is William Goldman's most chilling and electrifying novel to date. — It's the story of magic and ill... more »usion and an entertainer named Corky. We first see Corky in New York, nervous, agitated, bursting to get away. In spite of his boyish good looks, charm, and professional excellence, he's a driven man - a man with something to hide. It is his attempt to keep his secret from the public that starts the novel on its bizarre course, leading the reader, subtly, into Psycho Country.
Magic is entertainment of the highest order, packed with menace, laced with wit, touched with genius. A startling, riveting, breathtaking novel that will leave even the most jaded reader stunned.« less