Bloomeries

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Postby John Pezzullo » 05/15/02 02:28 AM

My understanding of the French language is limited.

From what I can gather, Mayette Magie Moderne have published a book featuring the magic of Gaetan Bloom that was published in "Le Magicien" between 1992 and 1999:

http://www.mayette.com/book/bloomeries.htm

The book is reviewed on another French web site:

http://climagic.free.fr/climagic/review/005/088.htm

Can anybody shed further light on "Bloomeries"? I've tried using the 'translate this page' option in Google but this results in somewhat garbled translations.
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 05/15/02 08:42 AM

The reason you've never seen a Gaeton Bloom book in the English is because Bloom is one of the few people in the world who thinks Jeff Busby is a great guy and just the perfect person to put out his book.
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Postby Terry » 05/16/02 05:14 AM

The French selected Jerry Lewis as a national icon. Explains a lot.......
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Postby Guest » 05/16/02 08:15 AM

What do you want to kmow about this book?
According to he reviews it contains more than 40 routines. All of them have been collected from "Le magicien" (Duvivier's magazine) between 1992 and 1999.

On a complitly different hand: on what kind of "clich" are you judging the french?

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Postby John Pezzullo » 05/17/02 03:32 AM

M@thieu D,

How has "Bloomeries" been received in France?

Does the book contain any items that stand out in particular?

Regards,

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