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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. As I said, I quite liked his home-spun philosophy — essentially, be nice to one another hard to argue with that. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
As an autobiography, it’s quite haphazardly told in a stream of consciousness with no semblance of chronology. It gives you an insight into what goes on in xerren magician’s mind when he is performing. But, as I cofessions, I’m a big fan. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This guy is a jack of all trades, see his magic on youtube, or go see a show if you can. I found his vivid descriptions of childhood memories particularly good – maybe because we are approximately the same age and I could relate a lot to what he said.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. People who bought this also bought Wrong number of pages still. Please try again later. See his other book, HAppy It also has the greatest ending to a piece of writing ever. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, made even more intersting by the fact that it is read by the author.
Not sure if that was the intention but I lost interest after two thirds of the book. May 23, Debby rated it did not like it. 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.
Oh well, it’s still a royally hilarious and informative books at moments. Like the films and cnfessions 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.
Cconfessions learn even more intimate details too, sometimes bordering on Too Much Information. However it veers off in amillion different directions, with the narrative returning to the trick now and again, for some sort of linear structure. The clip above demonstrates that need beautifully. Confessions of a Conjuror by Derren Brown. May 03, Piotr Szybicki rated it liked it.
An overwritten but interesting series of memoir fragments. Direct mind reading and magical artistry.
The sense with which I came away from this book was that Derren didn’t seem to like himself at all until comparatively recently. The language he uses is a bit difficult for me and it makes it very hard to read. Aug 02, Marielle rated it it was amazing. Derren brown in a slightly odd light Not that I really mind, it is not prudishness, rather boredom derrej a lack of interest.
This is not strictly an autobiography, more a combination of a collection of personal stories, comedic observations, and magic tricks. How does this one compare?
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Narrator Happy Derren Brown Hypnosis. Overall I recomend it but i must warn Good but not what I expected. But if it does you’ll finish the book in a day. He is a good writer with a very interesting life, and take on life. And it’s very funny.
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Posted By Admin on November 21, Be the first to ask a question about Confessions of a Conjuror. Audio book listens are additionally rewarded by the fact the the author is also the narrator. Then I look at the cover and see ‘Confessions of a Conjuror’ and think: You can get a sneak peak inside Confessions Of A Conjuror here. Derren’s way of interweaving his philosophical thoughts with, let’s say, his nervous tics, his petty shoplifting as a child, his method of cooking the perfect eggs benedict, his list of perfect books to read while on the toilet and his interest in art and music is fascinating to me and especially enjoyable because he expresses himself with such humor and self-deprecation.
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It made me re-assess parts of my own life. If you want to know how to poach the perfect egg – look no further. It truly is dreren set of humiliating and hysterical and fascainting and impressive confessions.