Fooling Houdini

Fooling Houdini

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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. a€œWhat 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.

Title:Fooling Houdini
Author:Alex Stone
Publisher:Random House - 2012-07-05


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