The Prestige - Section 5: Part 2, Chapters 32-38 Summary & Analysis

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Section 5: Part 2, Chapters 32-38 Summary

Borden watches Angier's performance and is unable to figure out how it has been done. He is angry that his illusion has been copied, even angrier that it has been bettered and most of all that he cannot figure out how it has been done. He watches for all the tells, but he knows a double has not been used, nor could Angier have actually traveled the distance. Borden, confounded by the illusion, sets out to work out its mechanics, but he cannot come to terms with a practical solution. The most irritating for him was his certainty that there is a simple solution at the heart of the illusion. His only consolation is that his own secret has not been discovered; therefore, his own illusion was not duplicated in his method nor was his speed. The...

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