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Complete Workers - Ebook Download

Original price $74.95 USD - Original price $74.95 USD
Original price
$74.95 USD
$74.95 USD - $74.95 USD
Current price $74.95 USD

UPDATED VERSION! Instant Download
(Both PDF and EPUB formats included with purchase.)

The Complete Workers Ebook

Michael Close's Workers series contains some of the most commercial, entertaining, and powerful magic ever published – repertoire spanning almost thirty years of professional performing in real-world conditions. Michael has held nothing back. You’ll learn the how and the why behind every routine.

What’s New in the Updated Version?

Although there isn’t any new material, you will find annotations from 2004 and also new thoughts from 2021. I just can’t stop thinking about some of these effects. 

These annotations consist of commentary, behind-the-scenes information, tips and suggestions, references to further developments found in my later ebooks, and explanations of inside jokes.

The Printable PDF is 494 pages and searchable. The EPUB file can be read on any e-reader, desktop computer, or tablet.

(With the Complete Workers you will receive an EPUB file, a PDF file, an MP3 file for the Dungeon Trick, and a README File.)

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Review by Jamy Ian Swiss

While swimming in a small sea of outstanding and timeless magic volumes produced by creators with distinct and original voices, I am compelled to add that The Workers Series by Michael Close is every bit as important a contribution to the literature of magic as is The Books of Wonder, and would have readily been recognized as such had the entirety been issued all at once in substantially produced volumes like The Books of Wonder, rather than over a period of years in five comb-bound instalments.

The Workers books are loaded with useful close-up material, both card and non-card, and serve as extraordinary teaching manuals of how to select good effects, sound methods, and smart construction, accompanied by creative presentations that are delightfully and sufficiently eccentric as to serve as good teaching examples but that won’t readily fit most other performers – an excellent state of affairs from which to learn how to become one’s own unique artist. And beyond all of this, the Workers books are probably the best examples in the entire literature of close-up magic of the art of routining magic – of building entertaining multi-phase and multi-faceted routines out of individual, integrated effects. This is the kind of magic that entertains audiences, holds their attention, and from which you can build a magic show – not merely a quick shock or a stunt, or a reality TV spot.