The Canterbury Puzzles

Author(s): Mrs. Henry Dudeney


"Regular exercise is supposed to be as necessary for the brain as for the body. Many of us are very apt to suffer from mental cobwebs, and there is nothing equal to the solving of puzzles for sweeping them away." - Henry Dudeney (1847-1930) First published in 1907, Dudeney's The Canterbury Puzzles is a classic of the genre, based on characters from Chaucer's Tales. The book contains 114 puzzles suitable for young enthusiasts, recreational mathematicians and veteran puzzlers alike. As challenging today as it was over a century ago, this ingenious book will provide hours-worth of puzzles to keep your brain alert.


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Henry Ernest Dudeney (1857 - 1930) was an English author and mathematician who specialised in logic and mathematical games. He is known as one of the country's foremost puzzle-makers.

General Fields

  • : 9780718187088
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Michael Joseph Ltd
  • : February 2017
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 258
  • : 317
  • : Paperback
  • : Mrs. Henry Dudeney