The Prestige - Section 7: Part 4 (pages 155-182) Summary & Analysis

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Section 7: Part 4 (pages 155-182) Summary

Rupert Angier's journal becomes the narration of the book at this point, lending his perspective to the tale. He begins the journal at the age of nine, noting his interest in the arts of illusion. His other first entries are removed, admittedly by him, for the comments they contain. He recounts the death of his father and his life after his older brother took control of the family estates. From there, Angier's journal is infrequent in its entries. He notes his first appearance on the stage was a humiliating affair. Still, he persists in seeking a booking at a theater but is always rejected. He comments that he thinks he is in love with a woman named Drusilla MacAvoy, but immediately, the following entry notes this as folly as his love lies with a woman named Julia...

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