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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).