Clever and different,
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This review is from: Confessions of a Conjuror (Hardcover)
At it's heart an autobiography, this is a very good book if you're after something a little out of the ordinary. Very loosely built around a magic trick he is performing in his earlier days, there are frequent digressions into seemingly random subjects which all combine to give the reader a fascinating insight into how Derren Brown thinks.
The structure does give the potential for the book to be a hit or miss affair but there is far more of the former, verging on almost pure philosophy (kindness/human nature) to more comedic subjects. Occasionally he does stray into worryingly obsessive pedantry (lifts) but these parts are short lived and do not detract from the book as a whole.
If it's linear structure you're after, steer clear but if you enjoy brave, intelligent and humorous prose which avoids the usual mundane pitfalls of autobiographical rambling, get this.