The Illusionist is a American romantic mystery film written and directed by Neil Burger and starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, and Jessica Biel. It is based loosely on Steven Millhauser’s short story, “Eisenheim the Illusionist”. Stephen Millhauser: “Eisenheim the Illusionist” () In creative the course of this short story playlist: Mark Twain’s “Jumping Frog” story. The story “Eisenheim the Illusionist” takes place during the late nineteenth Just don’t watch the movie first, as you may find the short story.

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Book vs. Movie: “Eisenheim the Illusionist”

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Return to Book Page. Preview — Eisenheim the Illusionist by Steven Millhauser. Eisenheim the Illusionist by Steven Millhauser. Possibly the most well-known of his short stories is Eisenheim the Illusionist published in The Barnum Museumbased on a pseudo-mythical tale of a magician who stunned eisenheeim in Vienna in the latter part of the 19th century.

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