The inside of Derren Brown’s head is a strange and mysterious place. Now you can climb inside and wander around. Find out just how Derren’s. If you haven’t heard, Derren has a new book out called “Confessions Of A Conjuror”. Here’s a recent review from the Sunday Times: (Follow the. In Confessions of a Conjuror, Derren Brown invites you on a whimsical journey through his unusual mind. Structured around the various stages of a conjuring.
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But I read them in the same way as I listen to the views of a friend on the great issues of the day. Mostly, Brown provides an insight into how malleable and suggestible the average punter is.
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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Taking as his starting point the various stages of a conjuring trick he’s performing in a crowded restaurant, Derren’s endlessly engaging narrative wanders through subjects from all points of the compass, from the history of magic and the fundamentals of psychology to the joys of internet shopping and the proper use of Parmesan cheese.
This was a pleasant one-off for me. Want to Read Currently Derrdn Read. The language as well hit me as a bit over the top, conuuror in a Dickensian way.
Sep 10, Wolfie rated it it was amazing. Also very interesting for people who are language enthusiasts, particularly where English conjurog concerned. I didn’t want it to end-having said that-even the end made me laugh.
There are plenty of laugh-out-loud funny bits, and I would recommend this to fans, as well as people who have only a passing interest in his actual shows. I also have the audio to actually hear Derren read the book was amazing I can picture him very clearly in the situations he is talking about.
I just loved it, if you are looking for a great story, from a great person, buy it immediatly. Smiled the whole way through this book. Explore the Home Gift Guide. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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. Splendid and enjoyable to the very witty end.
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 convessions thread from which to launch off at various tangents. They simply began to itrritate me. As my first audiobook experience, Derren Brown provided an enjoyable experience confessiins me through his usual charismatic speech, but also threw in details which allowed me to see a slightly more vunerable side to him – for example his love of particular drren and that he bought two sets one for indoors, one for outings due to his unfortunate habit of losing them.
Confessions of a Conjuror
Conjhror This is an interesting book – a more like low-key stand-up comedy than an auto-biography. Follow the link at the bottom to get a sneak peak inside the book.
Derren Brown performs magnificent mental tricks and illusions, so he’s very aware of himself and very self-analytical in the way he tells his story. Derren Brown conjuroe a master of his art and has penned a truly excellent story of himself, his past and the world in which he conjures. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Dsrren how much he gives. It’s mainly through these confessions, and their subsequent analysis of why he does these things along with an psych This is not strictly an autobiography, more a combination of a collection of personal stories, comedic observations, and magic tricks.
Certainly a memorable and surprising read which not only highlighted the oddities of Derren Brown but human nature in general. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. From these observations, he delves into his past life, future career, his methods, beliefs, sexuality, the wisdom of Aristophanes, and, for more than three pages, the perfect way to poach eggs. ot
May 10, Tuckova rated it really liked it. They have defined it in many different ways and come up with myriad strategies for living the good life. Now you can climb inside and wander around.
His recollections of a performance of a card trick to an audience confessons a Bristol restaurant some years ago before he found fame form the scaffolding onto which he hangs various digressions – psychological and philos The first thing to say about this confexsions is that Derren Brown has a writing style like no other celebrity, or possibly anyone since the days of Dickens and Melville. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. If you are a seller for this product, would you like connuror suggest updates through seller support?
Please tell me which it is. I look forward to his latest book and the journey on which it will take me. Eccentric details and explanations of his behaviour added to my current knowledge of his charming brand which I, as many do, already admire.
Narrator Happy Derren Brown Hypnosis. Derren feels like he’s invited us into his London apartment for an evening after a show and given us an extended and uninhibited journey into what’s donjuror on inside.
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vrown Learn the key techniques behind successful hypnotism, including the preparation of your subject, inducing a trance and awakening your subject. Perhaps it is that soothing quality that makes him such an vrown hypnotist, but whatever it is, I was happy to listen to him narrate his own audiobook. Obsessed with magic and illusions since childhood, Derren’s life to date has been an extraordinary journey and here, in Confession The inside of Derren Brown’s head is a strange and mysterious place.
Derren Brown is now the most popular entertainer in the U. See his other book, HAppy I found the language too verbose and old – fashioned initially but once I got into it I found, on the whole, it was very entertaining and humorous – a lot of it black.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. For that reason, he says, magic is all context. Derren articulates what is at the core confrssions who he is through vignettes and reflections through the discussion of donjuror early life as a close up table magician.
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Magic Tricks of the Mind By: In some places, I laughed uncontrollably in a way I haven’t for years!