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The Glorious Deception

The Double Life of William Robinson, aka Chung Ling Soo, the "Marvelous Chinese Conjurer"

by Jim Steinmeyer

  • 280 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Magic & alchemy,
  • Mind, Body, Spirit,
  • Magic (Performing Arts),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts,
  • Biography,
  • Impostors and imposture,
  • Magicians,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8141613M
    ISBN 10078671770X
    ISBN 109780786717705
    OCLC/WorldCa69732731

    Walvoord argues that it is unlikely that just the church at Philadelphia is ultimately in mind here—surely it must be the church as a world-wide body. Once persecuted as heretics and sorcerers, magicians have always been conduits to a parallel universe of limitless possibility—whether invoking spirits, reading minds, or inverting the laws of nature by sleight of hand. He's got his own demons and issues and all the while he's the same voice you know and love! To smithereens.

    Cardsharp tracks a legend -- and finds that it was true. Before I forget, I just have to mention the Cursed One. It's intense and the action comes in all shapes and sizes. Proof of how un SBS this book is! Just as in Defiance, Deception, how I love thee! Hector Robinson wanted the facts in print ' to clear up the confusion created by so many widespread errors'.

    Perhaps the best model is that which takes into account the historical setting of the book and yet sees the seals, trumpets and bowls as relating to a future time near the consummation. Jim Steinmeyer is the author of many books on magic history and practice, including Los Angeles Times best seller Hiding the Elephant and The Glorious Deception Robinson to Chung Ling Soo's Company. Of Fear and Faith Before trust and love can take hold, grow solid roots, and blossom into a reality larger than self, fear must be conquered and faith embraced.


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The Glorious Deception book

And inevitably, the meanings of myth. Rachel does go through the wringer emotionally. Just watching the after-affects of Defiance roll in combined with all the ups and downs of Deception?

Lamont notes, is that it's impossible. Zuck Wheaton, IL. Johnson says that, as a system of interpretation it is more recent than the three other [preterist, historicist and futuristic] schools and somewhat more difficult to distinguish from earlier allegorizing approaches of the Alexandrians Clement and Origen.

They stayed behind in Australia. I have chosen mostly futuristic because as a Dispensationalist, this author views the book as referring to the concrete historical setting in which it wasbut with the bulk of the content referring to a yet future time And that the things C.

Which brings me to the spot where I happily report that no stupid romance issues pop up! Awarded Magician of Month By Intern.

Sometimes one can be over-cautious, and the fear of taking a leap of faith can be terrifying. Each confrontation, each bloody clash, will bring Sanura and Assefa closer to fulfilling the prophecy of being the Fire Witch and Cat of Legend — the ones who will save humanity from the Water Witch of Legend.

On the other hand, and typically enough, the DaMN archives do not contain the accompanying feature to that sidebar. They both examine and evoke the feel of the period when the magic show as we know it grew out of vaudeville.

One also must consider that if the 4 horsemen of Revelation 6 have their literary antecedents in Zechariah andthen they all probably refer to instruments of God's wrath, since such unmistakably the case in Zechariah.

With The Indian Rope Trick,British historian Peter Lamont traces the lineage of the famous illusion in this delightfully chatty, free-ranging book. To save the world from Mami Wata, a water goddess with a bloody thirst for power and an insatiable appetite for death and destruction, they must defeat her beasts and the Water Witch of Legend.

The preterist method of interpreting the book cannot adequately deal with the text as a prophetic piece whose many prophecies simply cannot be matched with any known fulfillment in the author's lifetime. It made me feel all the feels for Rachel. This ultimately led to the surprisingly simply mechanism that can "vanish" objects in front of an audience.

Just as in Defiance, Deception, how I love thee! Of Fear and Faith Before trust and love can take hold, grow solid roots, and blossom into a reality larger than self, fear must be conquered and faith embraced. Ernest Aldred.Download [PDF] The Glorious Deception: The Double Life of William Robinson, aka Chung Ling Soo, the "Marvelous Chinese Conjurer" Pre Order (sylvaindez.comgiousCoyote3) submitted 2 hours ago by PrestigiousCoyote3.

Jim’s new book, with co-author Peter Lamont, is a fascinating and iconoclastic history of magic, explaining the stories that we’ve gotten wrong, and the achievements of magicians we’ve never put in perspective. Published by Tarcher Perigee. You’ll find it in our catalog, or you can just click here.

Nov 14,  · A fictional wizard war and the biography of a magician who performs completely as someone else.

Even if you’ve only seen the movie The Prestige and not read Christopher Priest’s novel, Jim Steinmeyer’s The Glorious Deception is a great companion piece.

In a biography woven from equal parts enchantment and mystery, Jim Steinmeyer unveils the secrets behind the most enigmatic performer in the history of stage magic, Chung Ling Soo, the "Marvelous Chinese Conjurer" - a magician whose daring made his contemporary, Houdini, seem.

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Book - The Glorious Deception by Jim Steinmeyer. I initially read a library copy of this book and enjoyed it so much that I bought this edition on ebay because I want to read it again.

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