is a collection of books written by Daniel Madison through his ten year career in the magic industry between the years 2000 and 2010. The ebook contains 16 books in their original format.
The following books are included in Anthology (all ebooks are also available for individual purchase):
- The Lecture Collection:
The acclaimed lecture collection from 2005 - 2009. One, Two, Three and Four host some of Daniel's greatest effects and inspired the work on his DVD Dangerous.
Psycho is a bold book of simple and subtle ideas and performance effects based on psychological suggestion and pseudopsychological magic, written in 2007 and released in 2010. These notes offer a way of thinking and a refreshing approach to the art of using psychological suggestion as both a tool and an illusion within itself.
- Thoughts of a Madman
Thoughts is the first collaboration from Randall Freeman and Daniel Madison. This ebook focuses on sleight of hand and flourish-based moves and also contains some of Daniel and Randall's proudest ideas. Including 12 effects..thoughts and effects for close-up deception and illusion with playing cards.
Identity is a collection of effects released as single-effects between 2000 and 2005. This ebook takes a close look at deception with playing cards with the use of gaffs and gimmicks. Including Irreversible, Memento, 212215, Cut, Rip, E18HT2WO, The Devils Touch and Breach.
Blood teaches a unique and tested playing card marking system. The ebook teaches you how to apply the markings to your own deck within minutes and how to master the translation and deceptions possible with the deck. The Blood system teaches markings for the following decks: Bicycle Rider and League Back, Tally-Ho Fan and Circle Back, David Blaine Split Spades.
Burn explores ideas of the performer physically affecting playing cards in many different ways through the medium of heat, fire, voodoo. Packed with 22 different concepts and effects that will guide you through methods for creating your own unique tools and gaffs and teach you step-by-step the techniques and mechanics for achieving the impossible.
Following the success of the Burn series, Wrath is an ebook and video package that teaches one of Daniel's most incredible creations. The deck burns and the selected card restores, all in the spectators hands.
Collateral is a follow-up to one of Daniel's best selling ebooks Identity. It hosts a mixture of close-up deceptions with sleight of hand and gimmicks; each effect designed to pack more of a punch than the last.
On the verge of Daniel's exit from the magic industry he took one final pop at close-up deception with playing cards, specifically designed for magic, and he went out with a bang, leaving some of his most adored and closely guarded secrets in what has become his best selling magic book - M.
Pariah is an ingenious device created by Daniel Madison in 2004, designed to hide in plain view and achieve two major ambitions of very magician...One, to instantly know a freely thought of card. Two, a freely selected and signed card, returned to the deck and the deck returned to the box by the spectator is not only instantly known but can instantly be revealed anywhere the performer desires.
Primer is a trick deck that has existed in Daniel Madison's repertoire for over a decade. Designed more for the beginner in the art of magic, the deck eliminates the sleight's that the budding magician may at first find difficult.
Deceptions volumes 1 + 2 are journals dedicated to the improvement of the art of magic, taken directly from the studies of Daniel Madison from the years 2000 - 2009, each issue focusing on different areas of magic.
1st edition 2010; 466 pages.
word count: 160465 which is equivalent to 641 standard pages of text