The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems is a mathematical puzzle book by Henry Dudeney. The first part of the book features a series of. THE CANTERBURY PUZZLES HENRY ERNEST DUDENEY. ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL sharp as most men at solving a puzzle, had to admit “there be. Your review is very interesting and thought provoking. I don’t usually delve deeply into mathematics, but I’ll give this book a try because of your.

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Some nice puzzles, some not so nice. There are 70 different prototypes in mathematical puzzles. Books by Henry Ernest Dudeney. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Tim Robinson rated it really liked it Sep 29, This is the definitive edition of mathematical puzzles. The Canterbury puzzles, and other curious problems Item Preview.

The Canterbury puzzles, and other curious problems

Dudeney’s answer to this question is lucid and elegant. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help!

Your review is very interesting and thought provoking. In all cases, solutions are provided at the end.

Rachel rated it liked it Mar 10, This book’s only real shortcoming is that the puzzle descriptions and especially the solutions are rather terse. Nancy McAfee Ott rated it liked it Nov 13, The first 31 problems are posed by the pilgrims in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: Kenneth Berg rated it it was amazing Dec 21, Deb rated it liked it Dec 19, About Henry Ernest Dudeney. The combination has a vast number Sammy rated it liked it Jul 09, Chintan Mistry rated it liked it Dec 20, Other books in the series.


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Fanciful illustrations, in a style now quite lost to art, complete this journey in the best possible way. Megann Eberhart rated it did not like it May 21, Trivia About The Canterbury Pu S rated it really liked it Sep 02, Akash Saha rated it liked it Sep 06, Gio rated it really liked it Aug 23, This had a few new puzzles for me, but generally they were of a type that I don’t tend to prefer.

She didn’t shop, clean house, dress up, or even cook much; she spent most of every day curled up in an old armchair with a mug of coffee, a pack of cigarettes, a pile of sharp pencils, and a yellow legal pad, upon which she doodled the hours away in a miniscule hand, occasionally cursing quietly or whooping loudly. Stetsenko rated it it was amazing May 31, Marsha Griffith rated it liked it Nov 13, Product Description Product Details “There is really a practical utility in puzzle-solving,” remarked English mathematician and puzzle creator Henry Dudeney.

The Canterbury Puzzles by Henry Ernest Dudeney

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The dudeneey range from the easy to the very difficult, with little warning of the challenge. Full Course in Speed Arithmetic. The Canterbury Puzzles By: Thanks for telling us about the problem. To ask other readers questions about The Canterbury Puzzlesplease sign up. This unique book for challenge-loving teenagers and veteran puzzle duseney of all ages presents more than of Dudeney’s puzzles — not as individual problems but as incidents in connected stories.


IA’s scan is clean, sharp, and complete; of UC-B’s copy in very good condition, with the exception of the cover. All mothers are different–thank goodness!

How to Calculate Quickly: Santhoshini rated it it was ok Sep 21, The first 31 are amusingly posed by pilgrims in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Monica Pose rated it liked it Aug 15, This is also a virtue dudene may put off some readers. Rafael Ontivero rated it it was ok Nov 23, Bear Longyear – favorite favorite favorite favorite – August 3, Subject: