• Illusion of Living

  • Bendy
  • By: Adrienne Kress
  • Narrated by: Tom McElroy
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Bendy fans will delight in poring over the memoir of his ingenious creator, Joey Drew. From humble beginnings to his meteoric rise as the force behind his eponymous studio, Mr. Drew offers a behind the scenes peek at his many animation innovations, such as Sillivision, his "Rules to Animate By", and of course his unique approach to franchising - among the first of its time. 

This re-release even includes never before seen information omitted from the original manuscript, cobbled together from the Joey Drew Studios archive as well as Mr. Drew's personal estate. Don't miss this exclusive peek inside the rise - and fall - of one of the most groundbreaking animators in history!

©2020 Adrienne Kress (P)2021 Scholastic Inc.

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Don’t trust the other reviews

This is a very well done book with a lot of peaks into the world some of the reviews say that this book is filled with lies and things like that do in the way that the character actually is in the game, though this is supposed to be for the Lore and and general enjoyment the stories are really well done and they are even backed up in the game and gives a lot of evidence into the world of Bendy and the ink machine. So please don’t trust the other reviews saying this book is stupid filled with lies and there’s nothing to do with the game

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Who is this book for?

I overall enjoyed this story and have never played the bendy video game - but what person asked for this novel?

Im not saying its bad in any way just far different than my expectations -

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Surprisingly excellent

After reading the first bendy book, I thought that this book too had to have some supernatural elements. I don't mind them, but this book felt so real without them. It really does feel like a successful businessman memoars from 1900s.
Also the book fits perfectly into the bendy universe with very realistic characters.
Would recommend over the first bendy book, though that one is very good too.

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Damn good.

the title is descriptive of the book. Just read or listen that it! Noice.

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dissatisfied disappointment

Joey being Joey lies ego
and his ever faithful friend defending him as narrator even though (if you played game )
You know we know Joey is a monster and lier and narcissist Henry is the hero wanted secrets for new game coming out left disappointed all I got was lies and potential brainwashing be warned nothing is says is possibly the truth it so hard to know at all beware the great narcissistic lier that is Joey drew

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  • 01-03-21

Really show how skillful a liar joey is.

Part of his life is true but the rest is a load of more baloney that a factory. Everything he says is a mix of truths and lies so jumbled up that it almost makes it impossabel to pick the lies. His clams of creating the toon and how big his ego is gives you depts on how he manipulats people in the studio into being his guineapigs in his plan to cheat death.I fear that my theory on how he did it will be revealed in batdr will turn out to be true on how he pulled it off. May justice for crimes come to play in the new game.

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