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Christmas Carol Booktest

Postby Lady of Mystery » Jun 4th, '08, 16:24

Title The Christmas Carol Booktest

Cost £29.85 from World of Magic

Review It's alot of money for a booktest I know, but I bought this because I was looking for a nice, clean book test to finish a routine with.

When I opened up the package I found a nice copy of Charles Dickins' Christmas Carol. The book is a nice quality paperback that looks perfectly genuine to me, nothing to give away it's dark secret.

The method is very clever but maybe not quite as hands off as I'd have liked. Although there are no page forces used and the spec does have a total free choice of the page.

The book is gimmicked in a very clever and easy to read way but is also done in a way that it'd never be spotted in a month of Sundays. But the really nice thinbg about this is that it can be performed for the same group of people because the word is totally different everytime (that's assuming that different pages are selected).

Rating 8/10 it does exactly what it says on the tin and it does it well. Just looses some points for the price, but then again, I'm tight. :D

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Postby Craig Browning » Jun 4th, '08, 16:40

Now you've gone and done it...

I've done a Yule Season Seance styled program from years known as "The Dickens You Say" in which we deal with the famed spirits or Christmas's Past, Present & Future... e.g. I now must obtain this particular tome just to see if I can make it fit as part of this particular evening's format.

BTW... that's a trivial sum to pay for any Book-test in that there are many on the market within the $200.00 to $600.00 range and several that can only be obtained if you are a member of groups like the PEA, that sell for thousands of dollars.

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