- Paperback: 240 pages
- Publisher: Gramercy (August 16, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0517228270
- ISBN-13: 978-0517228272
- Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 0.6 x 8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,956,452 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Sudoku: More than 200 Fun and Challenging Japanese Number Puzzles Paperback – August 16, 2005
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This is one of the FEW Sudoku books that is truly enjoyable (most others are either too easy or contains errors or require brute force searches to finish).
The print is relative large with enough space for writing in markings. My only complain is the quality of the paper; it is like newspaper so can easily tear if one needs to erase a mark.
The difficulty level varies as well, which is nice. If you only have a coffee break to work a puzzle on, try an easier one. If you have a long plane ride, try a tougher one. All-in-all, an excellent sudoku book.
The positive aspects of this Sudoku book is the large format and for six bucks there are over 200 puzzles. Also, the advanced puzzles are very challenging, more so than other Sudoku books.
I was struggling for HOURS with advanced puzzle number 61, located on page 208. I finally looked at the answer page, only to find out that the book has a mistake! The puzzle gives you a 1 and 9 in the middle row of the center of the puzzle (Columns 4 and 6, Row 5). The answer key shows the 1 and 9 in row 6!! Whoops . . . .
Unless you feel like checking every puzzle for mistakes, I would recommend buying another Sudoku book.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This isn't the creme de la creme of sudoku, but for your non-world-champion-class player, these puzzles are diverse and fairly artful. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Sarah Prostar
The puzzles in this book are great. The boxes are large enough that you can put multiple numbers in a box if you like.
The ratings, however, are very inconsistent. Read more
This is a well-made paperback book. It has easy, intermediate, and advanced puzzles. I found the advanced ones not to be so difficult that it took the pleasure out of the game. Read morePublished on September 5, 2007 by Addicted Reader
I have done several Sudoku Books and this one is NOT for beginners, or low intermediates. After the pages 1-7 it gets really hard then you have to cheat!!Published on February 28, 2007 by M. V. Smith
I am currently completing the puzzles in this book and so far, am enjoying it.Published on August 21, 2006 by Skmemyself
I have been doing Sudoku puzzles for several months now and, like I've said in other Sudoku book reviews, I have become addicted to them! Read morePublished on April 26, 2006 by Katie
Got this as a present for my mother and she took it on a plane ride, so it's uhhh very portable. She said the puzzles were good and the answers are in the back if she got stuck,... Read morePublished on February 28, 2006 by L. Jeffries
This book was fun, however, the rating system was not relevant to the individual puzzles. For example, a beginner puzzle at level 3 difficulty was MUCH more difficule that an... Read morePublished on February 7, 2006 by TLuke