The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown by Trevor Hall

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Postby Guest » 09/07/07 10:10 AM

Hello, I brought this book on a whim on Ebay, I have never heard of the book,what do those who have it ,think of it?
Also I'am gonna buy another book I have never heard of called, The Creative Card Magic of William P. Miesel. What do owners of the two books think of them? Thanks.
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Postby Guest » 09/07/07 10:23 AM

Dear Mallakite,

I LOVE The Card Magic of E. G. Brown. The essays are astounding, the magic is STILL good! If you don't know, I wrote (2005) a biog/memoir of Brown (A Magical Life).

The writing of Hall is/can be a little terse, but just TRY the effects. Startling stuff....

Paul Gordon

See Edward G. Brown - A Magical Life for my book on Brown.
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Postby Guest » 09/11/07 01:08 PM

Your whim was a good one. The Brown book has great material. Enjoy it!


Eric
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