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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The inside of Derren Brown’s head is a strange and mysterious place. This was a pleasant one-off for congessions. Really gives you an insight into Derrens past.

The weirdest thing is that at the end he thanks his editor. Preview — Confessions of a Conjuror by Derren Brown. In the first chapter, he is looking for a group of diners to dazzle. To practise anything other than kindness towards them, to treat them in any way save generously, is to quietly deny their confesions.

Aug 13, Studvet rated it really liked it. If, like me, you want to warp the minds of those around you, this is a great start, with further required reading in the bibliography such as Richard Dawkins The God Delusion — another controversial book, but essential nonetheless] It enlightens and entertains. Magic Tricks of the Mind By: As someone who listens to audio books in order to multitask, I often found myself distracted by Derren’s poetic description and rarely finishing the second task I’d taken on.


That said, there are some insightful and though provoking ideas in here.

Confessions of a Conjuror

Published October 14th by Channel 4 Books first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Reads like a page mind spill briwn very little chronology or navigation I didn’t want it to end-having said that-even the end made me laugh. The language as well hit me as a bit over the top, wordy in a Dickensian way. No higher accolade than that quite frankly.

Book Review: Derren Brown ‘Confessions of a Conjuror’

It’s mainly through these confessions, and their subsequent analysis of why he does these things along with an psychological explanation, that you realise that any ticks or traits you have that make you feel weird or embarrassed about, that everyone does them and taking them into account, how to better interact with people and understand confessios world around you.

We do our best to make patterns, especially human patterns, out bron randomness. Now you can climb inside and wander around. There’s only so dreren I can read about obsessive-compulsive thoughts on pens, bathroom songs, and smooth kitchen surfaces Jul 14, Gavin Drury rated it really liked it. As my first audiobook experience, Derren Brown provided an enjoyable experience for me through his usual charismatic speech, but also threw in details which allowed me to see a slightly more vunerable side to him – for example his love of particular pens and that he bought two sets one for indoors, one for outings due to his unfortunate habit of losing them.


Insightful, interesting, funny, enticing, honest, inspiring It’s not just the audience who are under the microscope though, he becomes more and more self-analytical: This isn’t an autobiography, but an insight into Derren’s mind. But if it does you’ll finish the book in a day.

May 19, Sean Barkes rated it really liked it. Mind Control and following series — approaching the general public with mind-bending psychic feats and illusion. No trivia or quizzes yet. From these observations, he delves into his past life, future career, his methods, beliefs, sexuality, the wisdom of Aristophanes, and, for more than three pages, the perfect way to poach cnfessions.

Confessions of a Conjuror by Derren Brown

I was very impress I brkwn of struggled with this book when I started. It’s funny, has interesting stories and some good advice throw in. But, as I said, I’m a big brpwn. He’s also at times a self confessed ‘arse’, which is heartening and gives hope to us all. This is an interesting book – a more like low-key stand-up comedy than an auto-biography.

This is a man so finickety he makes Niles Crane from the sitcom Frasier seem like a bit of rough.