Pure Effect: Direct Mindreading and Magical Artistry. by Derren Brown and a great selection of related Published by H&R Magic Books.; 3Rd Edition Ed ( ). ABSOLUTE MAGIC BY DERREN BROWN -1st Edition (Brown). Derren Brown Pure Effect (Hand Signed) & Absolute Magic – Mentalism Book Combo! Derren. The 2 effects are performed on Derren Browns Magic Lecture which can be picked up on e-bay for belo £30 as can a cpoy of the first edition of.

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I, too, admire tremendously Derren’s marvelous, creative thinking and his efforts to modernize the presentation of mentalism and popularize it with contemporary audiences see my “Collected Posts” on this forum concerning Derren.

The effect is continued with the standing person moving their arm up and down and the seated person pyre through apparently telepathic means. I have a copy of the 1st edition which I would be happy to discuss with dedicated magicians.

Chris Nickerson brosn it it was amazing Mar 27, Now they have had some more copies printed. It’s astonishing to me that people are willing to pay extortionate amounts of money to access a copy of this book because it’s out of print and he’s popular. I don’t feel guily about it, and never will.

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Following the success of Pure Effect, Derren Brown offers a detailed study of the most difficult task facing any close-up magician: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As I recall, these routines are not explained, per se although Derren does sffect tip an aspect of Puer in passingbut any reasonably experienced, moderately read, normally observant mentalist should be able to devise the methods involved upon viewing the performances.

The key to a successful dual reality effect is that efdect “realities” must be sufficiently astonishing to create a reaction in the subject that is consistent with the effect that the audience is supposed to be witnessing.


She has no idea what D is doing – in fact, has a very different idea.

Looks like a user just created to bump up the price, and hope some idiot would outbid him. Nov 9, Don Joy rated it it was ok Jul 07, Dec 5, Learn more – opens in new window or tab.

Pure Effect: Direct Mindreading and Magical Artistry

Have one to sell? Nov 11, My points simply were that the principles employed by Derren in these routines are standard mentalists fare and, as is the case with any of mentalism’s plethora of efforts to portray a paranormal experience, neither effect is without its own compromises and imperfections.

Try requesting a review Discounted price GBP All I can say is it’s going straight into my stage show, it may not be perfect eg ThoughtThief’s comments but for most of the audience it is a miracle.

Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. The copy that sold did not even list xerren edition, did it?

Just wanted to hear your thoughts. It wavers between describing theory and practice, and is much more accomplished at the former. Learn more – opens in a new window bronw tab. Please contact us via email at: Recently predicting the outcome of the national lottery live on national TV.

Board index All times are UTC. I was curious to know if anyone knoews if this new re-printing of pure effect is like the orignal first edition??

Mr, Brown also possesses considerable experience with pick-pocketing, a subject he explores in some technical as well as theatrical depth. Renata Landgrafova rated it it was amazing Jan 10, I’m sure it was a bike with Richard Madeley Your country’s customs office can offer more details, or visit eBay’s page on international trade.

For more info, click here. I have no doubt but that Derren’s admirable desire for “minimal visible compromise” led him to choose the dual reality method for Reminiscence. Nov 15, There is no denying the intelligence and cleverness of Derren’s thinking in structuring these routines, but would you still clamour for them knowing the following?: Add to that the sheepish grin displayed by the subject on the lecture video, at least when she first looks at her selected card, her none-too-hypnotised-sounding speech when she is called upon to say more than “yes” or “no,” and the issue of the subject comparing notes with the ecition after the performance particularly in a setting where audience members are likely to know one anotherand I believe the question can legitimately be asked whether other “compromises” available to the mentalist might more satisfactorily achieve the effect in the audience’s view sought to be created by Reminiscence.


Will bfown ship within 1 business day of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. Carry it around with you with the quiet nature of the man confident in his authority.

That is his attempt to solve the issue. This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Saxmancat rated it really liked it Oct 24, Any coincidence that the buyer’s name is “suckres”? Absolute Magic offers the profoundest thinking, expressed in the most memorable and vivid prose, and is a necessary modern classic for the magician or mentalist striving to make his performances more powerful.

Quentin Inner circle Posts. Then go out to derreen fresh and eager to improve even more, and from the moment you arrive, invent and walk your own prestige.