Sorcerer's Apprentice by Tahir Shah

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As a child, Tahir Shah learned the first secrets of illusion from an Indian magician. Two decades later, he set out in search of this man. Sorcerer's Apprentice is the story of his apprenticeship to one of India's master conjurors and his initiation into the brotherhood of godmen. Learning to unmask illusion as well as practice it, he goes on a journey across the subcontinent, seeking out its miraculous and bizarre underbelly, meeting sadhus, sages, sorcerers, hypnotists, and humbugs. His quest exposes a side of India that most writers never imagine exists.
 

About Tahir Shah

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Tahir Shah was born into an Anglo-Afghan family with roots in the mountain stronghold of the Hindu Kush. His eleven books have chronicled a series of fabulous journeys. He lives with his wife and two children in Casablanca. "From the Hardcover edition.
 
Published April 12, 2013 by Secretum Mundi. 548 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Travel, Professional & Technical, Action & Adventure. Non-fiction

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