Drawing Room Deceptions

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Drawing Room Deceptions
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AuthorGuy Hollingworth
PublisherMike Caveney's Magic Words
Publication Date1999
LanguageEnglish
 

Reviewed in Genii 1999 October

Highlights

Table of Contents

  • Page 18 - ONE : concerning cards that turn over, move position, separate in colour and generally perform amusing feats; including:
    • Page 21: Waving the Aces
    • Page 31: Oil and Water
    • Page 43: Cherchez la Femme
    • Page 44: The Hofzinser Problem
  • Page 47 - TWO : Pertaining to the difficulty of magic and the merits of bespoke tailoring; including:
    • Page 48: The Penetration of Cards Through a Jacket
    • Page 62: Travellers
    • Page 65: An Ambidextrous Interchange
    • Page 78: A "One Card" Routine
  • Page 87 - THREE : regarding items of stationery and the significance of good fortune; including:
    • Page 89: The Control of Chosen Cards
    • Page 96: An Ace Assembly
    • Page 106: The Homing Card
    • Page 114: Cannibal Cards
  • Page 121 - ***INTERVAL***: including a variety of eccentricities; such as:
    • Page 122: The Shift
    • Page 133: Methods for Controlling and Palming
    • Page 150: Switching Cards
    • Page 159: False Dealing
    • Page 169: False Shuffling
  • Page 179 - FOUR: incorporating a number of dishonest practices; including:
    • Page 181: A Gambling Routine
    • Page 192: A More Light-Hearted Routine
    • Page 202: Call to the Colours"
  • Page 217 - FIVE: in which an inspector calls, and we discuss his deceit; including:
    • Page 219: A Destroyed and Reproduced Card
    • Page 230: A Card at any Number
    • Page 237: A Card Stab
  • Page 243 - SIX: containing an assortment of items, involving boxes, unusual shuffling and the fall of Troy; including:
    • Page 243: Three Cards under a Box
    • Page 251: A Triumph Routine
    • Page 264: The Cassandra Quandary
  • Page 275 - EPILOGUE: during which a method for tearing and restoring a card is discussed.
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