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Title: CAN YOU SOLVE MY PROBLEMS?
A CASEBOOK OF INGENIOUS, PERPLEXING AND TOTALLY SATISFYING PUZZLES
By: Alex Bellos
Format: Hardback

List price: £14.99


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ISBN 10: 1783351144
ISBN 13: 9781783351145
Publisher: GUARDIAN FABER PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 3 November, 2016
Edition: Main
Pages: 352
Description: Takes you from ancient China to medieval Europe, Victorian England to modern-day Japan, with stories of espionage, mathematical breakthroughs and puzzling rivalries along the way. In this book, you'll pit your wits against logic puzzles and kinship riddles, pangrams and river-crossing conundrums.
Synopsis: Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems. Here is the story of the puzzle, one of mankind's oldest and greatest forms of entertainment and enlightenment, told through 125 of the world's best brainteasers from the last two millennia. It takes us from ancient China to medieval Europe, Victorian England to modern-day Japan, with stories of espionage, mathematical breakthroughs and puzzling rivalries along the way. You'll pit your wits against logic puzzles and kinship riddles, pangrams and river-crossing conundrums. Some solutions rely on a touch of cunning, others call for creativity, others need mercilessly logical thought. Some can only be solved by 2 per cent of the population. All are guaranteed to sharpen your mind. Let's get puzzling...
Publication: UK
Imprint: Guardian Faber Publishing
Returns: Returnable
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