Fake Genius contains 20 real world worker effects from the devious mind of Steve Cook.
He has received worldwide acclaim for his effects, such as: Symbol, Volition, The Stealth Case, ID, Die-Abolicall and many more. The majority of the effects in this book are mentalism based. You will also find some fascinating and original brief essays on various topics, plus a plethora of invaluable hints and tips and sage advice.
Acclaim for the work of Steve Cook:
"It's a fantastic and fascinating piece of work. It's truly epic and people are going to adore it. The effects are wonderful and beautifully explained throughout, and the hints and tips sections are priceless, to say the least. The essays about the magicians that influenced you are a lovely touch, and written with genuine affection. This really is an incredible piece of work Steve. It has the feel of a modern classic of magic"
- Darren Woolf
- Michael Murray
"I can assure you that Steve Cook is not Fake... just pure Genius."
- Steve Haresign
"Steve is an underground legend, and his magic is awesome, it really is!"
- Gary Jones
"Steve is a brilliant performer and creator, and he never stops surprising me. You're a f****g genius man!"
"All of Steve's effects are proper workers."
- Steve Dela
"Steve Cook is one of my favorite magicians. We are massive Steve Cook fans at Kaymar Magic"
"Steve is an ingenious creator and thinker."
"I have been a fan of Steve's work for many years. He is consummate performer and creator, who is quietly modest about his work."
"Steve is one of the most consistent magical inventors of quality magic in the UK. I'm one of his biggest fans, Steve Cook is THE MAN!"
- David Diamond