Synopses & Reviews
When youre a kid life can seem tough, and tougher for some than others. But the darkest of times can be the most enlightening, and in the case of Steven Frayne from a rundown estate in Bradford this couldnt be truer. When his late granddad showed him magic for the first time, Steven knew there was more to life than hiding from bullies. He had a destiny. A calling. In that moment Dynamo was born: the most exciting magician of the 21st century. Since then, Dynamo has shocked, thrilled, and amazed men, women, and children, from all walks of life, all over the world. With his mind-blowing illusions, he has catalyzed a whole new era of magic. Now, in his very first book, Dynamo invites you to join him on a breathtaking journey across the globe. Be prepared to levitate Lindsay Lohan in Singapore, transform snow into diamonds in the Austrian mountains, and walk on water across the River Thames. Along the way, he reveals how to make the impossible possible, what it takes to pull off the greatest stunts man has seen, and why everyone needs magic in their lives. This is no illusion. This is the real story of awe-inspiring Dynamo.
Ever since his granddad showed him his very first magic trick, Dynamo knew what he was destined to do. In the coming years, he would emerge from the notorious Delph Hill Estate in Bradford to become the world's most exciting magician. From the rich and famous to the strangers on the street, he has shocked, thrilled and amazed men, women and children from all walks of life and all over the world.
And now in his very first book, he will share his adventures with you. Inside, Dynamo reveals why magic is so important; how it has helped him through the most difficult of times; why it brings so much joy to people as he takes you on his travels and along the way he'll teach you ways you can trick people too.
An intimate read that will take you into the heart of the mysterious world of Dynamo -- Britain's hottest, new street magician.
About the Author
DYNAMO, real name Steven Frayne, was born in December 1982 and is a magician and illusionist from Bradford. He learned his first card tricks from his granddad and by mixing them with breakdancing he made his name on the magic scene winning the Bradford Magic Circle
Championships in 2000.
Since then, he has become the only UK magician to rank in the Top 5 at the International Magic Convention and has travelled the world performing for everyone from Jay-Z to Prince Charles. His record-breaking show Dynamo: Magician Impossible was one the biggest TV hits of 2011. He now lives in London and this is his first book.