Charles Barry Townsend has been writing about puzzles, games, and magic for over 23 years. He is the author of 19 books, including The World’s Best Puzzles, The World’s Most Challenging Puzzles, The World’s Toughest Puzzles, The World’s Most Baffling Puzzles, The World’s Hardest Puzzles, The World’s Best Magic Tricks, The World’s Greatest Puzzles, and The World’s Most Amazing Puzzles, all published by Orient Paperbacks. Mr. Townsend lives in Mill Creek, Washington, where he spends a good deal of his time thinking up ways to confound and entertain readers.
THE WORLD’S BEST PUZZLES
Test your puzzle solving skills against the puzzlers of the last 100 years with this amazing book. That’s right — now you can try 102 of the most popular and challenging stumpers ever published. There’s more puzzle variety in this book than in any other — plenty of ammunition for your powers of deduction, observation, concentration and memory. And the special Answer Section explains each trick and shows how to find the right solution. So get ready to stretch your mind, sharpen your wits, and give your funny bone a workout, with The World’s Best ‘Illusion’ Puzzle. The World’s Best ‘Starship’ Puzzle and dozens more. Tantalize your friends as you make mind teasers out of familiar objects — coins and cards, ice and dice, pencils and books, matchsticks and marbles.
Publisher: ORIENT PAPERBACK