Download e-book for iPad: Houdini's Shadow by Leo Brent Robillard

By Leo Brent Robillard

ISBN-10: 0888013191

ISBN-13: 9780888013194

Set amid the underworlds of Montreal and New Orleans within the 1920’s and 30’s, Houdini’s Shadow is a depressing and poetic story of hope and decadence, obsession and betrayal.

As a boy, Jake O’Sullivan witnessed a extraordinary underwater get away through Harry Houdini. This formative years stumble upon escalates right into a life-long obsession with the nice escapologist. yet Jake’s desires of following in his hero’s footsteps are endangered whilst he turns into entangled in a legal plot that threatens every thing he has labored for. A mysterious girl known as Lulu bargains a fashion out, yet she, too, is pushed through deeper factors, and can eventually turn out to be the burden that draws him under.

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