Penguin Book of Puzzles - Gareth Moore (Paperback)

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Barcode
9780718188627
Department
Books
Released
27 Oct 2017
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Dr Gareth Moore
Gareth Moore
Gareth Moore (Editor)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
Number of Pages
304
Dimensions
234 x 153 x 22mm (396g)

Summary

Want to keep your brain active and in trim? Challenge your mind with The Penguin Book of Puzzles . . .

From the riddles of the ancients to puzzles that perplex the greatest minds of today, The Penguin Book of Puzzles is a glorious compendium of conundrums from throughout history.

These challenges will require all the reader's wits to solve, but range from the easy to the brain-bending and are suitable for novice and veteran puzzlers alike.

There is something here to suit every taste, including crosswords, mathematical challenges, word games and logic conundrums, but also some intriguing types of puzzles that have been unearthed from centuries gone by.

Hours of fun await you in this timeless and entertaining miscellany of puzzlement.
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A Sumerian Riddle (circa 18th Century)
There is a house. The blind enter it and then come out seeing. What is that house?
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A Charade
I have wings, yet never fly -
I have sails, yet never go -
I cant keep still, if I try,
Yet forever stand just so.
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Non-Fiction

General Subject
Games & Puzzles
BISAC Subject 1
Games / Crosswords / General
BISAC Subject 2
Games / Logic & Brain Teasers
BISAC Subject 3
Games / Quizzes
BISAC Subject 4
Games / Trivia
BISAC Subject 5
Games / Word & Word Search
BIC Classification 1
Puzzles & quizzes
Library Subject 1
Puzzles
Dewey Classification
793.73

Author Bio

Dr Gareth Moore is on the board of the World Puzzle Federation, and is the author of a wide range of brain-training and puzzle books for both children and adults, including The Mammoth Book of Brain Games, The Brain Workout, The Mammoth Book of New Sudoku and The Rough Guide Book of Brain Training.