The Confidence Men

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Imprisoned in a remote Turkish POW camp during the First World War, two British officers, Harry Jones and Cedric Hill, cunningly join forces. To stave off boredom, Jones makes a handmade Ouija board and holds fake s̩ances for fellow prisoners. One day, an Ottoman official approaches him with a query: could Jones contact the spirits to find a vast treasure rumoured to be buried nearby? Jones, a lawyer, and Hill, a magician, use the Ouija board Рand their keen understanding of the psychology of deception Рto build a trap for their captors that will lead them to freedom.

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Imprisoned in a remote Turkish POW camp during the First World War, two British officers, Harry Jones and Cedric Hill, cunningly join forces. To stave off boredom, Jones makes a handmade Ouija board and holds fake s̩ances for fellow prisoners. One day, an Ottoman official approaches him with a query: could Jones contact the spirits to find a vast treasure rumoured to be buried nearby? Jones, a lawyer, and Hill, a magician, use the Ouija board Рand their keen understanding of the psychology of deception-to build a trap for their captors that will lead them to freedom. The Confidence Men is a nonfiction thriller featuring strategy, mortal danger and even high farce Рand chronicles a profound but unlikely friendship.

Additional information

Weight 0.468 kg
Dimensions 22.2 × 14.4 × 3.3 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

xvi, 329

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

940.4725610922 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K