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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Santhoshini rated it it was ok Sep 21, The Canterbury Puzzles By: When the cleverness is in the wording, it tends to appeal to me less than when the confines of working the puzzle are completely clear to me and the solution is tricky in and of itself.

The Canterbury Puzzles, and Other Curious Problems by Henry Ernest Dudeney

Want to Read saving…. The puzzles range from the easy to the djdeney difficult, with little warning of the challenge. Paul Vittay rated it really liked it Mar 16, Published first published June Deb rated it liked it Dec 19, About Henry Ernest Dudeney.

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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. The first 31 problems are posed by the pilgrims in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: Many require only the ability to exercise logical or visual skills; others, like the Ribbon Problem or The Riddle of St.


Hurley rated it really liked it Mar 05, Refresh and try again. Arianna rated it did not like it Dec 28, Marsha Griffith rated it liked it Nov 13, Megann Eberhart rated it did not like it May 21, Dudeney’s answer to this question is lucid and elegant. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Except without the math! Rafael Ontivero rated it it was ok Nov 23, Dead Men Do Tell Tales: Contributor University of California Berkeley. Nancy McAfee Ott rated it liked it Nov 13, This had a few new puzzles for me, but generally they were of a type that I don’t tend to prefer.

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Chintan Mistry rated it liked it Dec 20, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He blends math and humor with such an dudebey hand that it is hard to see how one can exist without the other.

Longyear, was a mathematician combinatorics, graph theory and I spent much of my childhood trying to figure out just what that meant.

The Canterbury Puzzles by Henry Ernest Dudeney

That’s just like you! Collection universityofcaliforniaberkeley ; americana. Sammy rated it liked it Jul 09, Recreational Mathematics Landmark This slim volume in a more recent, puzzlew identical Dover edition is one of the oldest and strongest connections I have to the world of mathematics. How to Calculate Quickly: To ask other readers questions about The Canterbury Puzzlesplease sign up.


This unique book for challenge-loving teenagers and veteran puzzle solvers of all ages presents more than of Dudeney’s puzzles — not as individual problems but as incidents in connected stories.

Tim Robinson rated it really liked it Sep 29, dudenfy In this book puzzles of prototype to total appearance which are only the combination of all puzzle. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Brian Thompson rated it it was amazing Jul 12, Rachel rated it liked it Mar 10, Edmonsbury, offer a stimulating challenge to the mathematically advanced.

She didn’t talk much — not to anyone that I could see — and when I demanded to know what she was doing, her explanations were incomprehensible. Books by Henry Ernest Dudeney. Other books in the series.

The Canterbury Puzzles

Additional puzzles are presented using different characters. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The Canterbury puzzles, and other curious problems Item Preview. Full Course in Speed Arithmetic. I read it to my kids and they said “Mom!