The Magic Christian

The Magic Christian

Book - 2015
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The Magic Christian , first published in 1959, is a satiric novel chronicling the madcap misdeeds and practical jokes of billionaire Guy Grand. Grand, whose mission in life is to create a joyful havoc using his unlimited wealth and creative imagination, believes that "there is nothing so degrading or so distasteful that someone won't do it for money." The Magic Christian was the basis for the 1969 film of the same name starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr.
Publisher: [Place of publication unidentified] : NightHawk Books, 2015
Copyright Date: ©1959
ISBN: 9781511420433
151142043X
Branch Call Number: FICTION SOUTHERN 2015
Characteristics: vi, 100 pages ; 22 cm

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May 14, 2010

Not terribly impressive as a narrative or "novel", there's really no character arc or plot to speak of, just a series of descriptions of elaborate pranks. Don't expect too many christians, magic or otherwise! Perhaps a book greater in reputation than in fact, although it was interesting to see the early shades of "Doctor Strangelove" and "Easy Rider" in the writing.

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