Clever Cryptograms

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1994 - Games - 128 pages
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Get ready to challenge your brain and soul with 300 sayings from 30 of the world's greatest thinkers, writers, and philophers, all encoded to test your cryptographic skills. Start with the trial-and-error method and, with a little perseverance and imagination, you'll be able to figure out the codes. Unravel einstein's famous statement - AXYAB QU HBOA UAOKWU ABL ALUA FR LPVLXQLKIL, or Oscar Wilde's provocative observation - G JGO SNW XWYQ OWV VNMOT RWD NMJQYUR, XWYQ OWV VNMOT GV GUU. Grab hold of a pencil and eraser, and curl up with Descartes and Disraeli, gandhi and Goethe, Maimonides and Molière, and 24 others, each of whom is captured in an original, full-page drawing. 'How to' tips will help budding cryptographers get started, and of course the answers are included for those who get stuck. With quotes from masterful minds turned into clever cryptograms, this collection will both satisfy the puzzle-solver's hunger for a mental workout and also provide food for tought!
  

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Contents

A Note for Cryptographers
5
Benjamin Disraeli
22
George Eliot Marion Evans Cross
28
Desiderius Erasmus
37
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
43
Jiddhu Krishnamurti
53
Maimonides Moses Ben Maimón
61
George Santayana
76
Voltaire FrançoisMarie Arouet
89
Index
127
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About the author (1994)

Sharpe worked for many years as an illustrator for major magazines, including Time, newsweek and TV Guide.

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