The Prestige - Section 1: Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Section 1: Part 1 Summary

The Prestige by Christopher Priest is a novel written partially as a narrative and partially in an epistolary style. Andrew Westley and Lady Katherine Angier unite to discover the secrets surrounding the feud between their ancestors. The Prestige is an engaging tale that is very enjoyable to read.

Andrew Westley is a journalist at the Chronicle, writing about strange events such as a bilocating priest which he has been requested to write about as a follow-up to a previous article he wrote. As he travels to the Rapturous Church of Jesus Christ, he opens a package sent to him by his father. His father's note states the book in the package was delivered by a woman who seems to know Andrew's birth family, as she was speaking about them. A man who shared the same last name as Andrew's birth father...

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