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Quicker Quest
by Ian Baxter

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Quicker Quest by Ian Baxter

A new approach to the Stewart James classic Queer Quest.

Another Stewart James card mystery from the past, brought right up to date by Australian cardman Ian Baxter.

Queer Quest first appeared in The Jinx magazine back in 1938. Publisher Ted Annemann endorsed it immediately because this was obviously not just another card trick. Although the effect is far from new, three spectators each selecting a card with the performer locating them one at a time, Queer Quest stood out because of its simple method and straightforward presentation.

Eighty-five years down the track and Q.Q. is now totally revamped, with easier handling and speedier performance time. No difficult sleights, fakes, strangers or set-ups. Totally impromptu and within range of any card worker, using a few standard moves.

Should mention that this is Baxter's last in a quartet of variations to classic card effects by Stewart James. The other three are:

1st edition 2023, PDF 4 pages.
word count: 1153 which is equivalent to 4 standard pages of text