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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Aug 12, Phillip Edwards rated it really liked it Shelves: Magic Tricks of the Mind By: Part of Derren’s appeal is the fact that he rarely fully discloses in detail his thoughts and personality, and this probably should have rang alarm bells before pressing play. Now you can climb inside and wander around. 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.

He is a good writer with a very interesting life, and take on life. Tricks of the Mind [Paperback]. But it’s definitely its own book and a fun read.

Brown elevates seemingly insignificant moments in his life and imbues them with drama. It’s funny, has interesting stories and some good advice throw in. Maybe fundamentalists are right to worry about magic after all. Did it make you laugh or cry? This was dedren pleasant one-off for me. What a wonderful book.

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The whole thing seemed very disjointed, and he would flit from topic to topic with baffling segues. If you are q seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? And how much he gives. Apr 27, Trevor connjuror it liked it Shelves: The language he uses is a bit difficult for me and it makes it very hard to read.


It was not always the case. It never gets heavy into instruction or preaching but tells these through amusing recollections of his childhood and just simple observations. Follow the link at the bottom to get a sneak peak inside the book.

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He is completely naked and shows all his awkwardness and strangeness in this great book. He was much more interesting with his homilies and ethical asides — even though I could tell these would probably annoy other readers to the point of distraction.

A common guess might be that it was thrown together under ocnfessions 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!

While able to be successful in a career, I have to hide my deeply caring and very inquisitive nature. To anyone who admires derren’s work, this book is incredible.

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.

I have not laughed so hard derrren a book in a long, long time. His description of why he prefers red-backed cards to blue-backed is an example.

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I didn’t want it to end-having said that-even the end made me laugh 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. If you’re already a fan of his you’ll enjoy it, if not, well I guess you won’t be reading the book anyway The book is, in other words, very well written.

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.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. One great thing stood out, which made me pu it into practise. Derren Brown being, I think, a genuinely kind man or so a friend who’s met him less fleetingly than me assures me and intelligent and reasonably well-informed, I enjoyed reading his views.


His recollections of a performance of a card trick to an audience in 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 ‘memoir’ is that Derren Brown has a writing style like no other celebrity, or possibly anyone since the days of Dickens and Melville.

There is dergen organization to the book, and his accounts of quotidian activities include descriptions of handkerchiefs for their original purpose, not for magichis favorite toilet cobfessions, his favorite reading while on the toilet, reflections on cofnessions picking, what he sings while cleaning his teeth, and the technique of wiping one’s anus.

Anthony Jacquin Narrated by: Occasionally, a moving nugget catches the eye. 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.

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The inside of Derren Brown’s head is a strange and mysterious place. But all that changed as I continued to read the book and I realised I was expecting the wrong thing from it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. They have defined it in many different ways and come up with myriad strategies for living the good life. Because he’s Derren Brown and that’s what he does. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.