The Man Who Fooled Dickens

It was Dickens’s first biographer, John Forster, who told us about the one conjurer who had fooled Dickens. Dickens wrote about him that he was “so far as I know a perfectly original genius, and that puts any sort of knowledge of legerdemain, such as I supposed that I possessed, at utter defiance.”

via The Man Who Fooled Dickens.