From film-maker Christopher Nolan ("Memento," "Batman Begins") and writer Jonathan Nolan (whose original short story 'Memento Mori' was the basis of "Memento") comes a mysterious tale of two magicians whose intense rivalry erupts into a life-long battle lethally fueled by obsession, deceit, and jealousy. In late nineteenth-century England, two stage illusionists are drawn into a match of wits, each desiring to annihilate the reputation of the other. Upper-class Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) enjoys worldwide fame, while cockney Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) is his most ardent rival. Their antagonism is also a mutual fascination, but the competition between them leads to evermore dangerous acts of conjuring. When Angier raises the stakes by consulting scientist Nikola Tesla (David Bowie), the potential for a deadly reckoning draws near. This volume contains an Introduction by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan.
About the Author :
Christopher Priest has contributed to The Prestige .
Christopher Priest was born in Cheshire, England. He has published eleven novels, three short-story collections, and a number of other books, including critical works, biographies, novelizations, and children's nonfiction. His most recent novel, "The Separation," won both the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the BSFA Award. In 1996 Priest won both the World Fantasy Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel "The Prestige," which was adapted into an Oscar-nominated film by Christopher Nolan in 2006. He has been nominated four times for the Hugo Award, and has won several awards abroa
|Title:||The Prestige||Publisher:||Faber & Faber|
|Author:||Christopher Priest, Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan|
|No. of Pages:||150|
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