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50 tricks that are easy to learn and will astound your friends and family.
Astound your friends and family with amazing card tricks. Learn 50 tricks that are easy to master and hundreds of techniques that are essential for every budding magician. 'Easy Card Tricks' includes mathematical dupes, sleights of hand, 'mind-reading' stunts, expert shuffles, and card predictions that will seem impossible to an observer. Some of these tricks need no special skills at all, some need simple equipment such as a pen and paper, and some need simple conjuring skills to make the false shuffles, double lifts and glides look effortless. But all of the tricks are impressive and, with a little repetition in private, you will soon be a master of illusion.
Mathematical dupes, sleights of hand, shady shuffles, and impossible predictions: these are just a few of the 80 ways to use a pack of cards to dazzle and baffle everyone. Mastering the tricks of the magician's trade is effortless with these instructions and illustrations by your side. Written by the coauthor of the highly successful
An instruction manual for budding magicians, this title provides all the basic skills needed and gives advice on how to practice and perform over 80 easy-to-learn tricks for all ages from mathematical tricks to sleight of hand and "mind reading" stunts.
Written by the coauthor of the highly successful The Complete Book of Card Games, and filled with illustrations, this guide will teach you all the basic skills and provide invaluable advice on how to practice and perform. All the routines unfold in order of difficulty. Its the ultimate instruction manual for budding magicians.
About the Author
Peter Arnold has written over 40 books on football, cricket, boxing, gambling, snooker and darts. He was the co-author of the successful Complete Book of Card Games and General Editor on The Official Rules of Sports and Games. He lives in London, England and Spain.