He is the most famous magician in the world. His feats of illusion have earned him the highest honours the magic world can bestow, and legions of fans who hang on his every captivating act. Yet Paul Daniels is a widely mocked as he is love; a man whose incredible talent has earned him as much admirations as it has teasing.Behind the guise of the master magician, the consummate showman, lies a man of great intellect, wit and humour. But his dazzling career has been accompanied by a private life that has had more than its share of ups and downs - from his grim experiences in the army to the pain and heartbreak of a broken marriage.Now, for the first time ever, he speaks frankly about his incredible life. There are no illusions here, as he unveils both the happiness and sadness that has filled his life. He speaks honestly about his eldest son, whom he admits has 'gone off the rails in a big way'; and of his new life with Debbie McGee, his glamorous on-stage assistant.And then, of course, there is the magic. Whether he is making elephants disappear or performing card tricks with timeless professionalism, Paul's repertoire is astonishing. In this book he reveals the secrets behind some of his most famous and entertaining performances - whilst keeping plenty up his sleeve for the future!This is a book that will entertain you, certainly; but more than this it will move and intrigue you as it reveals the secret life of one of Britain's best-known faces.