THE CANTERBURY PUZZLES & OTHER CURIOUS PROBLEMS: A Mathematical Puzzle Book

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This eBook edition of "The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Henry Ernest Dudeney (1857–1930) was an English author and mathematician who specialised in logic puzzles and mathematical games. He is known as one of the country's foremost creators of puzzles. The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems is a 1907 mathematical puzzle book by Henry Dudeney. The first part of the book features a series of puzzles based on the characters from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffery Chaucer. The ebook contains illustrations, explanations and answers to each puzzle and is still actual in testing your mathematical skills and your capacity of problem solving. HISTORICAL PRESS OPINIONS ON "THE CANTERBURY PUZZLES": "It is a book of remarkable ingenuity and interest."—Educational Times. "The most ingenious brain in England ... a fascinating new book."—Evening News. "A capital book of posers."—Daily News. "The Puzzles ... reach the limit of ingenuity and intricacy; and it is well for the sanity of his readers that the author gives a list of solutions at the end of the book."—Observer. "A book that will provide much entertainment for Christmas gatherings ... ingenious puzzles and problems invented by 'Sphinx,' the Puzzle King."—The Captain. "Mr. Dudeney, whose reputation is world-wide as the puzzle and problem maker of the age ... sure to find a wide circulation ... as attractive in appearance as its contents are fascinating."—English Mechanic and World of Science. "An exceedingly ingenious constructor and solver of fascinating puzzles, mathematical and otherwise."—School Guardian. "A book which ought to be highly popular ... it is all mighty ingenious, and very intelligently put before the reader."—Sheffield Telegraph.
 

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The Monks Puzzle
The Shipmans Puzzle
The Puzzle of the Prioress
The Puzzle of the Doctor of Physic
The Ploughmans Puzzle
The Franklins Puzzle
The Squires Puzzle
The Friars Puzzle

The Wife of Baths Riddles
The Hosts Puzzle
The Clerk of Oxenfords Puzzle
The Tapisers Puzzle
The Carpenters Puzzle
The Puzzle of the Squires Yeoman
The Nuns Puzzle
The Merchants Puzzle
The Man of Laws Puzzle
The Weavers Puzzle
The Cooks Puzzle
The Sompnours Puzzle
The Parsons Puzzle
The Haberdashers Puzzle
The Dyers Puzzle
The Great Dispute between the Friar and the Sompnour
Chaucers Puzzle
The Puzzle of the Canons Yeoman
The Manciples Puzzle
PUZZLING TIMES AT SOLVAMHALL CASTLE
The Game of BandyBall
Tilting at the Ring
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