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100 Tips and Gags

reviewed by Cristian Vidrascu (confirmed purchase)
Rating: ★★★★ (Date Added: Sunday 08 December, 2013)

100 Tips and GagsVery disappointing, I would not see myself using any of these. Many are mean-spirited and not so funny. Generally I love anything U.F. Grant, I think he is brilliant, and have fooled many magicians with some of his ideas. However, in this particular case, I would not recommend this booklet.

The Amateur Magician's Handbook

reviewed by Cristian Vidrascu
Rating: ★★★★★ (Date Added: Friday 12 July, 2013)

The Amateur Magician's HandbookOne of the best books on magic, the only issue I have is with the title: the target audience is not limited to amateurs. If I were dictator of the universe, I would make it required reading for any type of entertainer, especially magicians and mentalists.

Covered within are sleight of hand magic versus "head magic" (where ingenious methods not involving sleight of hand are used). There is emphasis on cards, coins, the usual, but what differentiates this from other books on magic is how clearly the psychology of magic is explained. You could tell the author was very sharp, his thought process was very thorough, and his writing style was extremely clear and to the point.

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