13 Steps to Mentalism: Do you have this book? We asked some of our viewers this question and we were shocked that they don’t have what many consider to be. Originally published as thirteen individual steps, Tony Corinda began by publishing the first two steps in , he continued publishing and finally collated them. Today, known throughout the world, Corinda has been acclaimed as inventor, writer, and teacher of Mentalism — the art of mind-reading. While on tour in.
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Aug 02, Oliver Ho rated it really liked it. I used to read a lot of books like this one when I was a lot younger, and I love this sort of thing. I’m curious how it might read to someone who isn’t already accustomed to mentapism accepting of the style and tone. It’s all about mentalism, and even though most of its references are several decades old and out-of-date, the effects and the psychology behind them are still current as far as I can tell, anyway, not being a professional mentalist.
Jun 18, Luk Worknik rated it it was amazing. An absolutely sfeps book for everyone who wants to step inside the mentalism world. This is a must read!
This classical text on mentalism was originally published in It has been reprinted number of times so the mental effects and the psychology behind them are still relevant today. The book has grown over the years into one of the most famous books about mentalism.
Instead of all sorts of theories about mentalism it presents mentalism more from a practical point of view. With a number o An absolutely fascinating book for everyone who wants to step inside the mentalism world. With a number of secrets revealed by professionals and through a step-by-step plan you can easily perform mentalism tricks yourself. Oct 11, Archies rated it liked it. For the purpose of curiosity I picked this one and I started believing that I will become Mentalist, Like Patrik Jane, end up becoming reader of such books only.
I think expecting to be a mentalist just by reading book is of no use, even if you try it on people ,you may learn little. It needs proper coaching. Nov 28, Damian rated it it was amazing. The literal bible of mentalism. Jul 28, Helen rated it it was amazing. This book taught me so many tricks useful for an upcoming job interview. The memory system is the bee’s knees! Aug 31, Ryan Jones rated it it was amazing.
Great book all about the side of mentalism and the methods too the madness. Jul 28, EmmaNuel LanCelet rated it it was amazing. Dec 14, Alissa Thorne rated it liked it Shelves: I picked up this book hoping it would cover the human reading, manipulation and behavior aspects of mentalist. Things like cold reading, muscle reading and subliminal messages. While it did touch on some topics of that nature, it primarily covered slight of hand tricks for performances. As it turns out, this was fascinating in its own right.
I found it mind boggling to see how deception can be achieved through taking advantage of people’s fundamental assumptions–especially if given lots of time, I picked up this book hoping it would cover the human reading, manipulation and behavior aspects of mentalist. I found it mind boggling to see how deception can be achieved through taking advantage of people’s fundamental assumptions–especially if given lots of time, practice and dedication.
No, I have no interest in learning mentalist and you won’t see me with a deck of cards at parties.
But as long as you’re not the sort that is disappointed when the magic is “ruined”, it’s a fun read. Jul 03, Sarah rated it really liked it. I can’t tell you much about this book for fear of giving anything away.
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You just have to read it. The one major drawback to this book is that it was clearly written in a different time. Corinda makes lots of references to performing in drawing rooms and using visitor cards for effects and things of that nature which are now obsolete. Of course, this is considered a classic in its field and it takes time to become a classic mentzlism all is forgiven.
I just loved how detailed and step-by-step it is. In I can’t tell you much about this book for fear of giving anything away. In this one book I learned so much about so much! View all 11 comments. Jul 09, David rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a secret kind of book.
I enjoyed reading about the things within because it gave me some interesting ideas and inspiration.
13 Steps to Mentalism by Corinda
Overall, this book is good because of Corinda’s voice. He is both to the point which is something often stepa in modern day effects and quite funny.
There are moments, for example, where he tells you to keep the attention off certain things and not “wave it around like a flag on coronation day,” – he is witty and engaging and this book is certainly comprehensive. Jan 12, Alan rated it it was amazing. Like an old fashioned builders yard this book has enough information laying around in it to build a dozen houses in different styles.
This book may not appeal to non magicians, but for those wanting to know about the art of mentalism this is still a great place to start. As once you start to learn you will realise the true value of what is contained within. Apr 27, Ramadhan Yunus rated it it was amazing. Absolutely fascinating book for whoever want to step inside mentalism world. Any basic material and knowledge provide in this book. And i think most professional still use trick from this book for their shows. Aug 29, Ali Schultz rated it liked it Shelves: Okay, so the assessment I got of this book from a practicing mentalist was pretty correct: That being said, I learned a lot from reading it, and I think it was a very valuable starting point.
Oct 21, Joshua rated it it was amazing. Many of these classic illusions can easily be adapted and updated to fit modern audiences.
I would suggest that anyone involved in paranormal research ESP, psychics, etc. Mar 24, Celine Davy rated it it was amazing. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Jan 14, Ken Wyne rated it really liked it. The bible of mentalism. A must have if you want to learn the basics of mentalism. Jun 02, Nightweave rated it liked it Shelves: Hard read, but very worth the effort. Mar 02, Chanz rated it it was amazing. Jul 07, Hedi Ben ammar rated it it was amazing.
Sayumi rated it it was ok Apr 25, Bastien Demichel rated it it was ok Aug 14, Ankit Jakhar rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Ajmal Niyas rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Patrick O’Grady rated it really liked it Nov 07, Alex Fleming rated it really liked it Apr 19, Tijmen rated it it was amazing Dec 25, Caswell Lesia rated it it was ok Sep 21, Suresh Chiru rated it it was amazing Apr 11, Zizo Hammad rated it it was amazing Mar 16, Dalton Tracey rated it really liked it Mar 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.