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Visions of Tomorrow
by Robert A. Nelson


(1 review, 3 customer ratings) ★★★★

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Visions of Tomorrow by Robert A. Nelson

In this eBook, Bob Nelson reveals his complete "Diviner of Destiny" one-man Question-and-Answer presentation. This is a very, very clever and subtle mindreading act that can be performed solo, or with a volunteer assistant (who need not know the secret).

Can be presented anywhere -- even surrounded by an audience if necessary. Especially suitable for tough situations such as for stores, clubs and outdoor work. Exceptionally fine for stage, platform and cruise shows.

Details to be long remembered: The questions are picked from a semi-opaque basket and held at the performer's fingertips, in full view, and are handed to any legitimate spectator, where they remain in full view of the audience until answered. Once answered, the questions are immediately handed to the original writer, or any other spectator, for verification. The performer actually answers the question just removed from the basket, while it is held by any spectator.

Every move, gesture and phase of the entire presentation is natural, ordinary yet extremely clever. A reputation builder and sensation when properly presented. Ordinary slips of paper and pencils or pens are used and the basket is unprepared. In lieu of a crystal ball, a Book of Inspiration can be used instead as a gazing aid. Previously offered for $15 in the Nelson Enterprises catalog (item #506 if you are a Nelson collector).

1st edition 1941, 1st digital edition 2016, 27 pages.
word count: 10781 which is equivalent to 43 standard pages of text

Reviewed by Heather Johnson (confirmed purchase)
★★★★   Date Added: Thursday 12 May, 2022

As a performer with impaired vision sometimes a peek is a difficult thing for me to do the methods and ideas outline in this book are very easy and though the experience I have had performing this for audiences over the last year is VERY deceptive. The book was compiled well, this is an abridged version of the original from Robert A. Nelson but I feel this abridged version is nice and contains all the right information. Once again for the money... you're probably not getting a cleaner Q&A.