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John B. Priestley Archives
John B. Priestley • 136 Items / 66 Books, 64 Articles, 3 Reviews
The Magicians (1954)
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Published Reviews
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    Anti-Anxiety Pill (Review)
    The Magicians, by J.B. Priestley
    1. The Magicians by J.B. Priestley
    The Saturday Review, May 29, 1954, p. 26
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    Recommended Reading (3 Reviews)
    The Magicians, by J.B. Priestley
    1. The Magicians by J.B. Priestley
    2. Messiah by Gore Vidal
    3. Engineers' Dreams by Willy Ley
    The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1954, pp. 95-97
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    New Books in Brief (4 Reviews)
    The Charm of Hours, by Peter Skelton
    1. The Charm of Hours by Peter Skelton
    2. The Magicians by J.B. Priestley
    3. The Goose on the Grave, and The Owl by John Hawkes
    4. Not Heaven by Waldo Frank
    The Nation, July 3, 1954, p. 17
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    Briefly Noted (4 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. The Magicians by J.B. Priestley
    2. Freakshow by Jacquin Sanders
    3. I Put My Right Foot In by Harry J. Essex
    4. The Romantic Egoists by Louis Auchincloss
    The New Yorker, June 5, 1954, p. 120
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    The Reference Library (12 Reviews)
    "Serious" Stuff
    1. The Magicians by J.B. Priestley
    2. The Second Conquest by Louis de Wohl
    3. The Fabulous Journey of Hieronymus Meeker by Willy Johns
    4. Atta by Francis Rufus Bellamy
    5. Hero's Walk by Robert Crane
    6. Angels and Spaceships by Fredric Brown
    7. The Victorian Chaise-Longue by Marghanita Laski
    8. Dark Dominion by David Duncan
    9. Riders to the Stars by Curt Siodmak and Robert Smith
    10. The Deluge by Leonardo da Vinci and Robert Payne
    11. One in Three Hundred by J.T. McIntosh
    12. A Guide to the Planets by Patrick Moore
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, February 1955, pp. 141-148
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    The New Books (17 Reviews)
    Cry Havoc
    1. A Time to Love and a Time to Die by Erich Maria Remarque
    2. October '43 by Aage Bertelsen
    3. The Unseen and Silent by George Iranek-Osmecky
    4. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    5. The Gipsy in the Parlour by Margery Sharp
    6. Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas
    7. The Magicians by J.B. Priestley
    8. The Power and the Prize by Howard Swiggett
    9. London After Dark by Robert Fabian
    10. The Seduction of the Innocent by Fredric Wertham
    11. The Relaxed Sell by Thomas Whiteside
    12. Around a Rusty God by Augusta Walker
    13. The Corioli Affair by Mary Deasy
    14. The Romantic Egoists by Louis Auchincloss
    15. The Memoirs of a Buccaneer by Louis A. Le Golif
    16. Four Thousand Years Under the Sea by Philippe Diole
    17. Pictures from an Institution by Randall Jarrell
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1954, pp. 92-98