Card Games for One

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NTC, 1994 - Crafts & Hobbies - 156 pages
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For the solitaire player, David Parlett has been collecting and inventing games for more than 20 years and here describes his favorites. They include games for one pack, two packs, and stripped packs; games of skill that test your intellect and games of chance that try your patience; games that lift you up and those that let you down; and games ranging from extravaganzas to minimals.

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About the author (1994)

David Parlett is an internationally renowned inventor, writer, and researcher in the field of games. Among his games is Hare and Tortoise, which has been published in ten languages and won three Game of the Year awards. His game books include A History of Card Games (OUP), Card Games and Card Games
for One (both Teach Yourself books, 1994), Know the Game (Black, 1996), and The Guinness Book of Word Games (Guinness, 1995). He also advises on card-playing sequences in film and television and acts as a consultant to playing card and computer companies. He is a South Londoner by birth, domicile,
and inclination.

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