Tricks Of The Mind

Tricks Of The Mind

Non-Fiction, Health & Lifestyle, Self Help & Personal Development, Self Help
Paperback Published on: 08/10/2007
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Derren Brown's television and stage performances have entranced and dumbfounded millions. His baffling illusions and stunning set pieces - such as The Seance, Russian Roulette and The Heist - have set new standards of what's possible, as well as causing more than their fair share of controversy. Now, for the first time, he reveals the secrets behind his craft, what makes him tick and just why he grew that beard.

Tricks of the Mind takes you on a journey into the structure and pyschology of magic. Derren teaches you how to read clues in people's behaviour and spot liars. He discusses the whys and wherefores of hypnosis and shows how to do it. And he investigates the power of suggestion and how you can massively improve your memory. He also takes a long hard look at the paranormal industry and why some of us feel the need to believe in it in the first place. Alternately hilarious, controversial and challenging, Tricks of the Mind is essential reading for Derren's legions of fans, and pretty bloody irresistible even if you don't like him that much...


  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781905026357
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 292g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 25 mm

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Tricks Of The Mind
Tricks of the Mind
"Tricks of the mind" is an interesting book for everyone interested in Derren Brown's art and shows.The best parts of the book in my point of view are the ... READ MORE
Valerio Biasion
Tricks Of The Mind
Tricks of the Mind
An enlightening read, from the usefull memory techniques and lie spotting to the debunking of astrology and psychics. If you have any interest in any of th... READ MORE
Craig Gummerson
Tricks Of The Mind
Good read
Good read gave me alot to think about and has made me want to explore some of the subjects further.
Tricks Of The Mind
I am a big fan of Derren Brown and - like many - have watched his shows both on TV and live and wondered just how he does what he does - it looks easy, you... READ MORE