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The Magician Themes

Michael Scott (Irish author)
This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Magician.
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Themes

Good Versus Evil

One of the major themes of this novel is the idea of good versus evil. Flamel has been the guardian of the Book of Abraham for hundreds of years. Flamel is afraid that someone who does not care about mankind might use the book to turn humans into slaves and food for evil monsters. For this reason, Flamel has made himself immortal and lived hundreds of years to protect the book. At the same time, Dr. John Dee wants to use the Book of Abraham to raise Danu Talis back to its rightful place and return Earth to its former state as a paradise. However, to do this Dee is aware that humans will have to perish or be made slaves and he is not bothered by this idea.

At first, it seems the lines between evil and good are clear. However, as Josh begins to...

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