Secret of Happiness by Christian Knudsen
The reader can look forward to more than 25 presentations on storytelling magic, plus a dozen essays and a wealth of anecdotes and ideas to develop.
Routines for the close-up, salon and stage area, from the classic that everyone already has at home to the rare treasure that wants to be lifted.
A noble book: Hardcover with dust jacket, thread stitching, linen cover including embossing and a second spot color in the text to make the lectures stand out.
240 packed pages in large format 21 x 29 cm (slightly shorter than A4). Over 120 accompanying photos and many additional illustrations and graphics.
The chapters of content:
The Beauty of Failure (The Syllables of Our Story)
The Birth of History (The Hand; The Thumbs; The Dice of Mephistopheles)
Conversational Poetry (Columbus Steering Wheel; With Me; Life, a Game; The Fable of the Unicorn)
The Child-Faced Giant (The Fake Picasso; The Magic Box)
Life, Death and Other Wonders (The Kind Stranger; The Truth; The Journal; The Magic Word)
In the Land of Mirrors (Hesse the Magician; The Life of a Rose; The Other Side of the Mirror; The Pure Light)
Star and stubbornness (Greetings to the summer land; A great among the great; The world as will and imagination; Dream of mind reading; The fourth wish; The conjurer's hollow cups)
The House Past (Adesso was his name; The Wanderer; Samarkand; Minkies Rose; Past as Present)
Songs of Faith and Liberty (God; The Old Song; A Wondrous Beast)
A Bowl of Milk (The Secret of Happiness; Since; Strings of Life)