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This review is from: Brain Busters! Mind-Stretching Puzzles in Math and Logic (Dover Recreational Math) (Paperback)
I'm always thrilled when an exciting book of puzzles appears on the bookshelves, especially if it is by Barry Clarke.
Brain Busters, like Barry's other books, demonstrates his wonderful ability to create funny offbeat puzzles as only he can. Besides the imaginatively written puzzles, I really enjoyed his charming cartoons that accompany many of them. My favourite one is of a sorcerer who has just turned the furious Count Lettuce into a little furry creature.
As well as math and logic problems, the book also contains some very tricky crosswords, short puzzle stories and fun lateral-type puzzles using matchsticks. In fact, there is something to suit every taste. So, if you like puzzles, you'll absolutely love this book. I did!