Lewis Carroll's Games and Puzzles

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Courier Corporation, 27 mar. 1992 - 80 páginas
Forty-two tantalizing teasers — most by the creator of Alice in Wonderland and published here for the first time — Cakes in a Row, Alice's Multiplication Tables, Looking-Glass Time, Arithmetical Croquet, Four Brothers and a Monkey, Hidden Names, Diverse Doublets, Mischmasch, more. Many hints and solutions. Illustrations by John Tenniel.
 

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Going Round in Circles
26
Hidden Names
27
Another Hidden Name
29
WellHidden Names
30
Handicaps
33
The IhirtyLetter Game B The Square Window
36
The Three Squares
38
Doublets
39
The Solutions to the Puzzles
61
Cakes in a Row
63
On the Top of a High Wall
64
Magic Postal Square
65
Fair Shares
66
Painting Cubes
67
Four Brothers and a Monkey
68
Bags of Counters
69

Diverse Doublets
41
Mischmasch
42
Court Circular
44
A Riddle 35 An Amazing Maze
46
A Convenient Number
48
The Alphabet Cipher
50
Arithmetical Croquet
52
An Enigma
54
Square Numbers
55
Carrollian Cross Reference
56
The Number FortyTwo
58
Going Round in Circles
70
Hidden Names
71
The Fox the Goose and the Bag 0f Corn
72
Doublets
73
A Riddle
74
An Amazing Maze
75
A Convenient Number
76
Square Numbers
77
The Number FortyTwo
78
Sources
79
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Lewis Carroll (1832–98) was the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass, are rich repositories of his sparkling gifts for wordplay, logic, and fantasy.

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