18/06/2008. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Science fiction and fantasy author Christopher Priest will be visiting the Birmingham Science Fiction Group in the UK to talk about the making of his book into the film of the same name, The Prestige. It had Wolverine and Michael Caine in it. How cool is that?
Chris will be visiting the Birmingham Science Fiction Group to talk about the making of said film. This will take place at the Briar Rose hotel, Bennetts Hill, Birmingham city centre, on Friday 11th July 2008 at 8pm (entry from 7.30pm). Price: £3 BSFG members, £4 non-members.
Born in 1943, Christopher Priest is a British SF author. The Prestige (1995), which won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, is an historical fantasy whose twin narratives interleave with the intricacy of the stage magics they describe. The film version was released in 2006.
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