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The Trick Brain Paperback – November 13, 2015
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After Fitzkee's death, the American magician Dai Vernon, called "the Professor" even by the most conceited magicians (and there are legions of them), has demonstrated that creating a new effect is much rarer than altering the methods to produce a known effect.
This is what the trick brain offers: the ability to create something which will be perceived as a new effect. Creation is the mark of the geniuses as misdirection is the mark of the master magicians.
Ftizkee's trilogy omitted only one thing which is the dramatic structure in a magical effect but Darwin Ortiz's Strong Magic filled the gap.
The Trick Brain is simply a must in the library of every magician, every novelist and every one concerned with startegy (in business or military matters, it completes Sun Tsu and Clauzewitz).
In all this is the weakest book in Fitzkee's trilogy.