This is a classic manual on how to work a stage effectively to create illusion - control attention and use presentation tools at the magicians disposal to engage and generate entertaining illusions. Details on the showmanship of magic, illusion and conjuring featuring routines with clear diagrams and illustrations. Filled with instructions the book analyses every phase of conjuring from sleights, devices, misdirection and controlling audience attention, to incorporating patter and the effective use of assistants, body language, posture and more.
Includes 60 original routines, plus advice for their presentation. For novices and veteran conjurers alike.