Alex Stone, part of the underground magic circuit, is determined to take his lifelong hobby to the professional level, to reach the pinnacle of this bizarre world and become a master magician. Combining his passion for magic with his studies in Physics, Stone takes us on a journey through a strange and colourful subculture of brilliant characters - a blind card sharp, street-hustlers, Las Vegas showmen and world-leading scientists - as he seeks answers to the questions about the limits of perception and the psychology of deception and decision-making. By pulling back the curtain, Stone reveals the principles and history of some of the greatest tricks ever performed.The books were Fragile, she explained, and had to be handled carefully. aWhat do you need? ... named William Kalush, who worked with David Blaine on a number of effects, including one in which Kalush fired a rifle bullet into Blainea#39;s mouth.
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2012-07-05|