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Shibboleth - n 1. a peculiarity of pronunciation, behavior, mode of dress, etc that distinguishes people of one group or class from those of another. 2. A word or phrase identified with a particular group or cause.
"Shibboleth" is the only book in the Psi-Book Series that is not topic-specific. The book categorizes advanced mentalism effects into several sections:
1) Clairsentience Effects
2) Meta-psionic Effects
3) Metagenic Effects
4) Precognitive Effects
5) Psychosomatic Effects
6) Pyrokinetic Cryokinetic Effects
7) Telekinetic Effects
8) Telepathic Effects. Unique to this book is a chapter dedicated in "alchemical mentalis", that is, mentalism effects that require the use of chemical preparations.
About the Author:
Angelo Stagnaro has performed magic and mentalism since he was 13-years-old. He has performed his platform and parlor show in the United States, Italy, Denmark, and Singapore and street magic in Indonesia, Tibet, China, Japan, and India.
Other than the Psi-book Series, his other main magic writing includes "Smoke and Mirrors", the Internet's largest monthly e-zine for stage and close-up magicians. The seventy-page electronic perodical is sent out to 4000 professionals in 76 countries.
Pages 150 - Hardbound with Dustjacket