The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems
by Henry Ernest Dudeney
Publisher: Nelson 1919
Number of pages: 257
A good puzzle should demand the exercise of our best wit and ingenuity, and although a knowledge of mathematics and a certain familiarity with the methods of logic are often of great service in the solution of these things, yet it sometimes happens that a kind of natural cunning and sagacity is of considerable value.
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