Classic Puzzles

From Ancient Egypt to the Modern Era

By Tim Dedopulos (Author)


Format Hardcover


Classic Puzzles

From Ancient Egypt to the Modern Era

by Tim Dedopulos



Barnes and Noble Indiebound
Selected from hundreds of years of puzzle history and dozens of ancient societies, these 100 classic puzzles will test your solving skills as never before.
From “The Triangles of Babylon,” dated around 1900 BC, to “Achilles and the Tortoise,” a famous mathematical paradox devised by the Greek philosopher Zeno, here are some of history’s premier puzzles. These brainteasers come from the finest minds of the past and from around the world; placed alongside the best riddles and puzzles of recent generations, they create an irresistible challenge for any solver.

Tim Dedopulos is an author, puzzle setter, and editor. He worked for Wizards of the Coast and White Wolf, and has written role-playing games and fiction. His books include The Book of Medieval Puzzles, The Greatest Puzzles Ever Solved, and The Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Collection (all published by Carlton).

Pub Date: 8/7/2018

ISBN: 9781787390973

Price: $11.95

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 144 pages, 100 b-w illus.

Trim: 5 x 7.75 Inches

Territories: US Only

Category: Puzzles & Games / Puzzles & Challenges

Publisher: Carlton Books