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Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles By Alex Bellos

Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles
by Alex Bellos

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.

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Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles Summary


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 are 125 of the world's best brainteasers from the last two millennia, taking 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. 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 be 2 per cent of the population. All are guaranteed to sharpen your mind. Let's get puzzling!

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GOR008589846
Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles
Alex Bellos
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Guardian Faber Publishing
2017-07-06
352
1783351152
9781783351152
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