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  • Set in Legerdemain — a congested, fog-filled, cobblestone-paved Victorian city built around a cemetery the size of Central Park — Agnes’ adventures include confrontations with trapped spirits, cursed souls, possessed relatives, disappearing pets, decapitated scientists, ambitious zombies, and a mess of other supernatural oddities.

    Paramount to Adapt the Agnes Quill Graphic Novel | /Film

  • This mighty work of scholarship is long, slow-moving and peppered with neologisms, but it is infinitely preferable to the flashy tomes of the Professors of Legerdemain who assure us that the mind could emerge from matter in the brain "just like that" simply because "the brain is the most complex object in the world."

    Rethinking Thinking

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  • The details of the "cases" only matter to the extent that they give our heroine Agnes Quill a reason to venture forth into the atmospheric city of Legerdemain and a mystery to be sleuthy about.

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  • Set in Legerdemain a congested, fog-filled, cobblestone-paved Victorian city built around a cemetery the size of Central Park Agnes adventures include confrontations with trapped spirits, cursed souls, possessed relatives, disappearing pets, decapitated scientists, ambitious zombies, and a mess of other supernatural oddities.

    Paramount Picks Up SLG's Agnes Quill Graphic Novel « FirstShowing.net

  • The stories in Agnes Quill are stand-alone but develop a larger mythology within Legerdemain.

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  • The stories in Agnes Quill are stand-alone but develop a larger mythology within Legerdemain.

    Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery « Flight

  • _Secondly_, He boiled this Seed instead of the Hop; and _Thirdly_, He beat the Yeast in for some time to encrease the strength of the Drink; and all these in such a _Legerdemain_ manner as gull'd and infatuated the ignorant

    The London and Country Brewer

  • "The fire trick," interrupted Professor Alonzo Rosello, as he and his young assistant, Joe Strong, stood bowing and smiling in response to the applause of the crowd that had gathered in the theatre to witness the feats of "Black Art, Magic, Illusion, Legerdemain, Prestidigitation and Allied Sciences."

    Joe Strong on the Trapeze or The Daring Feats of a Young Circus Performer

  • Legerdemain, with wonders of untraceable intricacy on the cards, originally the result of abstruse calculations made by that renowned

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