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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This reminded me a lot of Nicholson Baker’s “The Mezzanine” and even covered several of the same little observations shoelaces, earplugs, stairs, Oop!
Ah, what can I say about Derren Brown? They have defined it in many different ways and come up with myriad strategies for living the good life. It is extremely good, and I couldn’t recommend it more. Conkuror Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Derren Brown is a master of his art and has grown a truly excellent story of himself, his past and the world in which he conjures.
Read more Read less. Good but not what I expected. Ricky Gervais Narrated by: Derren’s tricks for mnemonics and cognitive connections are back in a bold new and even more helpful flavor.
No, it’s even worse than that. Worth a listen too. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. Most Helpful Most Recent. Now you can climb inside and wander around.
What it doesn’t give is the story of a career but then I neither wanted nor expected that. An incredible thought provoking, amusing and different autobiography. Derren lets us inside his mind, and here he reads his own work, so it really is like he’s having an enthralling – if wacky – conversation with you.
Confessions of a Conjuror by Derren Brown
So I was pleased to find a copy of this book under the Christmas tree. We learn of Derren’s childhood, how he got into magic, where he lives, what his favourite playing cards are, even the books he I’m a big Derren Brown fan.
Aug 13, Studvet rated it really liked it. Beguiling Hearing Darren narrate his book brings to life the often amusing and picturesque tales of him growing up and beginning bdown career.
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Barry Snashall 1 wk, 1 day ago Wow! What a fantastic book. I was also amused that he was yet another magician atheist, sceptic. Direct mind reading and magical artistry. It never gets heavy into instruction or preaching but tells these through amusing recollections of his childhood and just simple observations. I’ve found Derrens books very hard to read, they aren’t written in a style I like, I love his TV shows, but his books left me dissapointed: I am really going to miss the company of this lovely, clnjuror man, so much so that I know I will listen to it again and probably buy the book.
Dec 29, Gar rated it really liked it. Trivia About Confessions of a In the way he describes what’s going on in his mind at each step as he performs it, he digresses into many different threads of thought which gives the background of his experiences growing up, his interest in magic, and the way his mind thinks.
The sense with which I came away from this book was that Derren didn’t derrfn to like himself at all until comparatively recently. I picked this up pretty much at random from the library – I’m not a big fan of autobiography and, since I don’t watch a lot of TV, I actually know DerrenBrown more from twitter waiting to see how quickly that dates this To anyone who admires derren’s work, this book is conjror.
Loved the beginning stream of consciousness writing. An overwritten but interesting series of memoir fragments. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I had liked to think I had more commonalities with Derren instead of differences, but it seems that the contrary is more accurate; I share less in common with him than I thought.
There is a magic trick to tie it all together but that is not the most interesting part of the book. Derren Brown is one of my favorite people, so of course I highly enjoyed this book – it is actually one of my favorites.
Confessions of a Conjuror
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.
At times this was an interesting and enjoyable book, and Derren makes exceptional use of the English Language, but I still can’t help feeling that I liked him more before listening to this And we get his opinions donfessions everything from the existence of God to the importance of kindness in daily life.
Learn how you can baffle those around you with mind-blowing magic and employ simple psychological techniques to leave your audience gasping! As the book goes on, it rambles more and more until the footnotes comjuror longer than the text.
Whilst it won’t teach you any mind control tricks or similar, it will provide derrdn further background about his particular characteristics and thinking, which you may enjoy conjurpr you are a fan. I didn’t want it to end-having said that-even the end made me laugh 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Derren brown in a slightly odd light While able to be successful in a career, I have to hide my deeply caring and very inquisitive nature. A common guess might be that coonjuror was thrown together under the pressure of some contractual deadline, and I originally thought that Confessions of a Conjuror must have been dictated while traveling between shows on a tour, but no, he describes the toolbar of Microsoft Office of course!
It truly is a set of humiliating and hysterical and fascainting and impressive confessions.
This book is a long articulation at least it is framed as a long articulation of a magic trick performed to a group of three people, one of whom is just such an alpha-male.