Magic: a Life in More Worlds than One’

Following the great success of his 1972 book Magic: An Occult Primer, David Conway now releases his autobiography Magic: A Life In More Worlds Than One nearly fifty years on, in an attempt to satisfy the persistent curiosity surrounding his life’s journey.
 
Loyal and eager fans can once again relish in his significant and extensive knowledge of the secret arts and learn how his first book came about, whilst also finding out how he himself became a magician.
 
Starting off in rural Wales, Conway takes the reader on an Odyssey of multiple realities, regaling stories of many individuals ‘far more famous than himself’, as Conway modestly describes; one of which being Her Majesty the Queen.
 
Renowned author and philosopher Colin Wilson described Conway’s ‘Magic an Occult Primer’ as “the best book on magic ever written”. With accolades such as these, Conway’s autobiography promises to be an informative and entertaining read that will charm believers and sceptics alike.

Now Available: Audio Book

Narrated by Dennis Kleinman

Illustrations

Throughout the book fans will come across a private collection of photographs from David’s life, the vast majority of which have unsurprisingly never before been seen by the public, as he himself is a very private individual.

As well as David’s wealth of photos, the book also contains some amazing illustrations by Peter Selgin, who, not having read the manuscript worked solely off of the chapter caption quotations, creating imagery produced completely out of context.

Peter Selgin is the author of Drowning Lessons, winner of the 2007 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. He has written two novels, three books on the craft of writing, two essay collections, plays, and several children’s books. Confessions of a Left-Handed Man, his memoir-in-essays, was a finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize. His memoir, The Inventors, won the 2017 Housatonic Book Award. His essays have appeared in the Colorado Review, Missouri Review, Gettysburg Review, The Sun, Best American Essays and Best American Travel Writing. His illustrations and paintings have been featured in The New Yorker, Forbes, Gourmet, Outside, Boston Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. He is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia, where he is nonfiction editor and art director of Arts & Letters, the international journal of poetry and prose. His twin brother George is director of the Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C..

 

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