“A potent blend of fact, fiction and folklore. . . . Thorough research and period prints combine to create a memorable book.”—Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Allan Zola Kronzek
is a professional magician and educator who lectures on the history of magic and conjuring. A frequent visiting artist at elementary and middle schools, he is the author of A Book of Magic for Young Magicians: The Secrets of Alkazar
. Elizabeth Kronzek
, his daughter, is a writer, editor, and historian. She holds a master’s degree in Renaissance history from Princeton University.