Quick and Effective Cold Reading

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Book by Richard Webster ($45.00)

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A complete text on how to give brief cold readings to anyone and astound them with your accuracy.


When the first edition of Quick and Effective Cold Reading was published, Bascom Jones, editor of Magick, wrote that it was "one of the all-time GREAT publications in mentalism." If Bascom was here today, he would not be surprised to discover this book is now considered the classic book on the subject.

Cold reading is the art of giving a reading to someone without knowing anything about him or her beforehand. Quick and Effective Cold Reading teaches you how to give short, factual, informative and satisfying readings to people you know nothing about, and may not have met before. The ability to give a satisfying reading is a useful, arguably essential, skill for anyone involved in the psychic entertainment field.

For many years, copies of this book were hard to obtain, as distribution was deliberately restricted to people who were serious about learning how to become good cold readers. This new, updated edition is especially produced to commemorate this book's twenty-fifth anniversary

Please Note: This book centers largely around using palm reading.

111 Pages | Softcover | Perfect bound


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  • Rosario asks: On a scale of 1 - 10, how easy are the method this book teaches?

    • 1. Tom answers: The methods seemed to easily explained, understood and performed but It's entirely about palm-reading which is a very specific facet of cold-reading so be aware of that. The write-up does not mention this important piece at all.
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