The Penguin Book of Card Games

The Penguin Book of Card Games

Non-Fiction, Hobbies, Quizzes & Games, Indoor Games
Paperback Published on: 07/08/2008
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Synopsis

The Penguin Book of Card Games is the authoritative up-to-date compendium, describing an abundance of games to be played both for fun and by serious players. Auctions, trumpless hands, cross-ruffing and lurching: card players have a language all of their own. From games of high skill (Bridge) to games of high chance (Newmarket) to trick-taking (Whist) and banking (Pontoon), David Parlett, seasoned specialist in card games, takes us masterfully through the countless games to choose from. Not content to merely show us games with the conventional fifty-two card pack, Parlett covers many games played with other types of cards - are you brave enough to play with Tarot? With a 'working description' of each game, with the rules, variations and origins of each, as well as an appendix of games invented by the author himself, The Penguin Book of Card Games will delight, entertain and inform both the novice and the seasoned player.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141037875
  • Number of pages: 688
  • Weight: 495g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 37 mm

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The Penguin Book of Card Games
THE PENGUIN BOOK OF CARD GAMES
An excellent book covering every card game imaginable,along with 100 CARD GAMES FOR 1 PLAYER,one has everything that is required to learn new games,refresh... READ MORE
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