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But even this is dangerous ground: Drawing on this vast body of work, in Happy Derren Brown explores changing concepts of happiness – from the surprisingly modern wisdom of the Stoics and Epicureans in classical times right up until today, when the self-help industry has attempted to claim happiness as its own.
These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. He is a good writer with a very interesting life, and take on life. But when I get bogged down by one I go to the other. Oh well, it’s still a royally hilarious and informative books at moments.
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I think you and your work is amazing, i will be seeing your Svengali tour if it comes to Cconjuror Aspiring to honesty and respectfulness are our future as far as i see it, and in any times it can be quite a lonely road. Brilliant I thoroughly enjoyed this book, made even more intersting by the fact that it is read by the author.
Brown spent ten years in the restaurant before hitting it big; when you realize what goes into even the simplest “effect” as magicians call themit’s hardly surprising. I want to take back my previous comments…if you choose page 14…. Witty This is an interesting book – a more like low-key stand-up comedy than an auto-biography. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. To anyone who admires derren’s work, this book is incredible.
Audio book listens are additionally rewarded by the fact the the author is also the narrator. My z just about held out for the only two days which my schedule allowed, and minus a few footnotes which could not be made to slot in easily, a slightly abridged version of the book was read by the author and recorded for posterity. His upset makes me very sad after all the work that we had put into giving Matt his experience.
While the seminal moments in Derren’s life that lead him to magic are covered, they are not the central focus of his book. It’s for those of us who love Derren Browns performances and his quirkiness. Occasionally he does stray into worryingly obsessive conjurog lifts but these parts are short lived and do not detract from the book as a whole.
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Like the films and books I enjoy it doesn’t move in a predictable straight line but uses the device of a card trick, performed in a Bristol restaurant, as the central thread from which to launch off at various tangents.
The entire journey through his mindscape takes place during the single card trick, and the style is gussied-up in a bravado display of literary prowess. Read reviews that mention derren brown tricks of the mind card trick confessions of a conjuror something else monster munch writing style really enjoyed fan of derren laugh out loud fascinating insight trick performed love derren sees the world human nature thought processes thought provoking magic trick ever read stream of consciousness.
If you ever have the opportunity to see him perform than you are lucky but listening to him speak is great because his books read, in my mind at least, just like he speaks.
I mix up his books in my mind probably- easy to do for me.
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Now you can climb inside and wander around. Confessions Of A Conjuror is at once wonderful and insightful, utterly bonkers, entirely bemusing and totally entertaining. What made the experience of listening to Confessions of a Conjuror the most enjoyable?
He has obviously delved into where his own educated beliefs come from and his thought process confessiond brought him to where he is. Its nice to know that someone can overcome ones personal self projections and the ignorant negative projections of others even if they still create a few mental eddys.
The man from Waterstones thought it was a bit self-helpy. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. A great book Rfee just loved it, if you are looking for a great story, from a great person, buy it immediatly. Read more Read less. Don’t assume I’m unsure how to describe this book, it isn’t a biography really, and i think some people have been unfair in some reviews because of this.
Publisher’s Summary In Confessions of a ConjurorDerren Brown invites you on a whimsical journey through his unusual mind. I love the inside perspective to things only a conjuror would know like how slick and smooth or slippery and clumsy a deck of cards can be, for example.
Both are brave revealing glimpses into an amazing mind. I enjoyed conjurof very much indeed…. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I like book-people and they are always a very pleasant bunch.
Hero at feet was a marvelous, sincere, moving piece of television.
Structured around the various stages of a conjuring trick, performed by his younger self in a crowded restaurant, Derren’s endlessly engaging narrative takes you from the history of magic, to speculations on the manufacturing of Monster Munch and the correct way to poach an egg, via discussions about psychology, what he hums while cleaning his teeth and the social niceties surrounding Parmesan cheese.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book, made even more intersting by the fact that it is read by the author. Derren Brown is a master of his art and has penned a truly excellent story of himself, his past and the world in which he conjures.
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I will toy with it, flick through it and place it around the flat on coffee-tables and sofa-corners.