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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I just loved it, if you are looking for a great story, from a great person, buy it immediatly.
Certainly a memorable and surprising read which not only highlighted the oddities of Derren Brown but human nature in general.
I have the audiobook read by derren and I was wondering if there are any embedded commands in it: That said, there are some insightful and though provoking ideas in here. Oc uses a card trick he performed in a restaurant as a sub-story throughout the whole book, browm although cleverly executed, the event itself doesn’t quite feel interesting enough to describe in so much detail.
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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’s a problem loading this menu right now.
Apr 27, Trevor rated it liked it Shelves: Write a customer review. The vonfessions of Derren Brown’s head is a strange and mysterious place. The sense with which I came away from this book was that Derren didn’t seem to like himself at all until comparatively recently.
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. After reading this book, I get such a sense of understanding – not just of what kind of person Derren Brown is, but also of his joy of life which is what I usually feel whenever I see one of Derren’s more inspiring television performances. It was not always the case. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, made even more intersting by the fact that it is read by the author.
To practise anything other than kindness towards them, to treat them in any way save generously, is to quietly deny their humanity. Did it make you laugh or cry? To anyone who admires derren’s work, this book is incredible.
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Derren Brown is now the most popular entertainer in the U. Structured around the various stages of a conjuring trick, performed by his younger self in a crowded restaurant, Derren’s endlessly engaging narrative takes you from the history of magic, to speculations on the manufacturing of Monster Munch and the correct way to poach an egg, via discussions about psychology, what he hums while cleaning his teeth and the social niceties surrounding Parmesan cheese.
Confessions of a Conjuror
I found that aspect to be very relatable, and I think others who identify with being socially awkward, introspective and curious can also relate to his story. Brilliant, hilarious and entirely unlike anything else you have ever read before, Memoirs of a Mentalist is a complete and utter joy.
As a big fan of Derren Brown’s work, I bought this book to try to fathom some of what makes Mr. But if it does you’ll finish the book in a day. Because he’s Derren Brown and that’s what he does.
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How does this one compare? Derren’s humor is subtle, and it’s not often you laugh out loud.
I ache with guilt and conflict when I hear of people living as adventurers, abandoning mainstream lives and living each day with abandon. Derren Brown is a master of his art and has penned a truly excellent story of himself, his past and the world in which he conjures.
Both are brave revealing glimpses into an amazing mind. Yes, it made me laugh at a few points. I liked this book a lot more than I expected to.