One of the most intriguing and recognized figures of the twentieth century conducts a masterclass in subversion
Originally published in 1906, The Right Way to Do Wrong was
a masterclass in subversion conducted by the world’s greatest
It collected Houdini’s findings, from interviews with
criminals and police officers, on the most surefire ways to commit crime
and get away with it.
This volume presents the best of those
writings alongside little-known articles by Houdini on his own brand of
Revealing the secrets of his signature tricks,
including handcuff and rope escapes, and debunking the methods of his
rivals, he proves himself to be just as clever and nimble a writer as
he was a magician—and surprisingly free with trade secrets!
All of which
makes this unique selection of works both the ultimate anti-etiquette
guide and proof that things are not always as they seem.
exclusive introduction to this volume, Teller—magician, comedian, and
silent sidekick of Penn Jillette—speaks up about the greatest magician
of modern times.