Rediscovered Lewis Carroll Puzzles
Best known as the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll was also a noted mathematician and puzzlist. Toward the end of his life, he was working on a collection of puzzles, but died before it was completed. Edward Wakeling, a Lewis Carroll scholar and mathematician, drew on that collection to prepare this volume of 42 delightfully diverting mind-benders: A Geometrical Paradox; Castle Croquet; A Sticky but Polished Riddle; Predicting the Total; Pounds, Shillings and Pence; Cats and Rats; Eligible Apartments; A Good Prospect; The Monkey and Weight Problem; Feeding the Cat; A New Way to Pay Old Debts; Crossing the River; Who's Coming to Dinner?; Going to the Theatre; Two Tumblers; Spheres and Dodecahedrons; and 26 more. Enhanced with illustrations by John Tenniel (the original illustrator of Alice) and others, this volume will delight Lewis Carroll fans and puzzlists alike. Solutions are included.
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Cats and Rats
Pounds Shillings and Pence
Every Triangle Has a Pair of Equal Sides
Predicting the Total
The Impossible Hole
Whos Coming to Dinner?
The Solutions to the Puzzles
Why Is a Raven Like a WritingDesk?
A Good Prospect
The Telegraph Cipher
Division by 9 and 11
Bag Containing Tickets
Going to the Theatre
Spheres and Dodecahedrons
The Captive Queen
A New Way to Pay Old Debts 6 The Day of the Week for Any Given Date
Cats and Rats
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