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Yes the structure is unusual and yes there are a lot of footnotes though I thought these were a rather charming conceit – I’m a sucker for a good footnote – but after a chapter or so I easily got into the swing of it.
It’s stream-of-consciousness writing on the level of what a hyperactive eight-year-old who has taken a shine to you might say, but even worse, it’s horribly overwritten, and Brown’s talent as a writer is nowhere near that of his talent as a public performer. Hugely fo, hilarious and unlike anything you’ve read before, Confessions of a Conjuror is a refreshing alternative to autobiography that will charm and delight you.
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Here Derrren guides you through a coin and a card trick, revealing confessionx you can instantly transform a simple trick into a complex illusion.
I’m a huge fan of Derren’s, having watched the vast majority of his television programmes and specials, so was understandably very excited to see this new book. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Now, I imagine this sounds like I am criticising others for criticising. There are plenty of conjugor funny bits, and I would recommend this to fans, as well as people who have only a passing interest in his actual shows.
Days earlier I had jokingly scorned Shutter Island on Twitter. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Frwe everyone will have the same relationship with pens, perhaps, and not everyone is the right age to feel his thoughts on After Eights and Monster Munch as keenly as I did, but there are many things that young people will relate to.
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Derren uses a card trick he performed in a restaurant as a sub-story throughout the whole book, and although cleverly executed, the event itself doesn’t quite feel interesting enough to describe in so much detail.
Scattered throughout pages is an explanation of how a common cknjuror trick is done misdirectionbut most of it reads like the words of cofnessions late-night phone call you may have received from a very needy acquaintance who has gone of his medication or into the bottle. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
Derren brown in a slightly odd light I have recently done an interview with the Times Literary Editor, a very nice lady called Erica, and I may break my rule and read her write-up Oct 9th I think because I liked her.
If you ever have the opportunity to see him perform than you are lucky but listening to him speak is great because his books donjuror, in my mind at least, just like he speaks. Who was your favorite character and why? Ships from and sold by Chiron Media. But I still did a few times.
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The Heist for instance, what to say? Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I will toy with it, flick through it and place it around the flat on coffee-tables and sofa-corners. Brilliant I thoroughly enjoyed this book, made even more intersting by the fact that it confession read by the author. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.
But I still find it fascinating and very well written, if a little disjointed, but I find this unstructured style charming, it jumps from subject to subject, just like a stream of conscious dree beckett. Read more Read less. Showing of 34 reviews. Derren Brown is the best there is at being him What made confeesions experience of listening to Confessions of a Conjuror the most enjoyable?
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What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Not what I expected but very good I laughed out loud to the ending of this audiobook, and if you listen to it, you should do too. The show is a success and the feedback is conjuroe positive.
Witty This is an interesting book – a more like low-key stand-up ffree than an auto-biography. Derren’s tricks for mnemonics and cognitive connections are back in a bold new and even more helpful flavor. On tour it is again a delight: