Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Secrets of the Amazing Kreskin” as Want to Read:
Secrets of the Amazing Kreskin
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Secrets of the Amazing Kreskin

3.32  ·  Rating Details ·  28 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The world's foremost mentalist demonstrates how to condition mind and body in order to accomplish many of the extraordinary mental feats that Kreskin accomplishes.

"The Amazing Kreskin" is a scientist of the mind, relying on natural and scientific means to perform effects that have baffled millions around the world. "Natural laws govern the working of the mind," he says. "T
Paperback, 166 pages
Published September 1st 1991 by Prometheus Books (first published August 31st 1991)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Secrets of the Amazing Kreskin, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Secrets of the Amazing Kreskin

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 87)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jun 24, 2011 David rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2011
Though it wasn't quite what I expected, this was an entertaining read. I've long been fascinated with the abilities of mentalists. Practitioners of mentalism, like all good magicians, seem to have supernatural powers. What sets them apart is that they do not rely on props or mirrors. A mentalist can perform a variety of amazing feats without any objects whatsoever.

I was a little disappointed to find out that Kreskin believes (or at least claims to believe) that his greatest abilities are not rot
Karen Trogdon
Sep 02, 2015 Karen Trogdon rated it liked it
Very interesting book to read to learn about yourself and other people. I guess you could use his methods to try out for yourself. Shows you how "magicians" accomplish their tricks using psychology and body language.
Mar 02, 2012 Mark rated it really liked it
There where a lot of good stories in here and a lot of Mentalist tricks you can perform. This guy is fascinating and he mixes in some great tips for reducing your own stress an dtapping into your unconscious mind.

If you want to learn a few tricks The Mentalist on CBS uses and some other party tricks this is a fun read.
Porsha marked it as to-read
Sep 22, 2016
James F. Abel
James F. Abel is currently reading it
Jul 17, 2016
Emma added it
Jul 08, 2016
Chaoticreader marked it as to-read
Jun 15, 2016
Jonathan rated it it was amazing
Apr 24, 2016
Xavier rated it it was amazing
Apr 19, 2016
Jim added it
Apr 09, 2016
Jayant Biraris
Jayant Biraris marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2016
Koen marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2016
Peter A. Lio
Peter A. Lio rated it really liked it
Jan 23, 2016
Wayne Edgar
Wayne Edgar marked it as to-read
Dec 08, 2015
Royal_kiss marked it as to-read
Sep 06, 2015
Douglas marked it as to-read
Aug 12, 2015
Stephanie Culp
Stephanie Culp rated it did not like it
Jul 25, 2015
Raag marked it as to-read
May 30, 2015
Edward marked it as to-read
May 16, 2015
John Doppler
John Doppler rated it really liked it
Jun 12, 2015
Brooke rated it really liked it
Mar 29, 2015
Timothy J Ericson
Timothy J Ericson rated it liked it
Mar 26, 2015
James Ulyatt
James Ulyatt rated it liked it
Mar 22, 2015
Ivars Pabērzs
Ivars Pabērzs marked it as to-read
Jan 03, 2015
Bob marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2015
Devon marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2014
Aaa marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2014
Joe added it
Oct 16, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
The Amazing Kreskin (born January 12, 1935), born George Joseph Kresge, is a mentalist who became popular on North American television in the 1970s. He was inspired to become a mentalist by Lee Falk's famous comic strip Mandrake the Magician,which features a crime-fighting stage magician.
More about The Amazing Kreskin...

Share This Book