Focuses on the pleasures and puzzles of cryptic crosswords and their linguistic wordplay. This title celebrates the wit, ingenuity and frustration of setting and solving puzzles.
Two Girls, One on Each Knee: A History of Cryptic Crosswords is an audaciously constructed book on the pleasures and puzzles of cryptic crosswords and their...
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When Bobby Fischer died in January 2008, he left behind a confounding legacy. Everyone knew the basics of his life: he began as a brilliant youngster, then became the pride...
Suitable for birders, children and adults, and art and design fans alike, this title offers watercolours and quirky descriptions of British songbirds.
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Takes you on a quest to uncover the resting place of a marvellous treasure that could earn the solver a cool Euro 50,000.
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Ben Crystal; Adam Russ; Ed McLachlan
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Ten years ago Schott's Original Miscellany took the world by storm and went on to sell more than a million copies. Now Ben Schott returns with a brand new Miscellany...
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A guide that includes step-by-step projects suitable for beginner and intermediate sewers along with a basic tools and techniques section carefully outlining the fundamental skills and equipment required. It teaches...
Gemma Elwin Harris; Bear Grylls;...
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