A Brief History of Puzzles: 120 of the World's Most Baffling Brainteasers from the Sphinx to Sudoku by William Hartston
English | November 7th, 2019 | ISBN: 1786494264 | 208 pages | EPUB | 2.10 MB
From ancient riddles to modern Sudoko, people have been fascinated by puzzles. Whether they are seen as a glorious waste of time, a harmless way to spend a train journey or a valuable way of exercising the mind, the lure of puzzles has been irresistible. By using over 100 examples of the most mindbending, the most challenging, the most satisfying, or simply the most humorous puzzles throughout the ages, William Hartston traces the development of brainteasers of all varieties and the increasing ingenuity of puzzle setters from ancient civilizations to modern puzzle crazes.