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The Illusionist


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  • Burger’s own magic as a storyteller is clear when Uhl sees a complex diagram supposedly explaining how one of Eisenheim’s tricks is done. We think we’re being enlightened, but Burger’s just distracting us from other tricks he and Eisenheim are up to. Whether we wind up believing or disbelieving the psuedo-explanation or the new illusions is secondary to appreciating the grace of them all.