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

by Alex Bellos

ISBN: 9781783351152

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!

352 pages.

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€ 13.75 

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Date of Publication: 06/07/2017

  
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