Alice in Puzzle-Land has ratings and 13 reviews. Riku said: Raymond Smullyan is famed to be a philosopher, logician, mathematician, musician, magicia. Alice in Puzzle-Land by Raymond M. Smullyan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. “Alice in Puzzle-Land” is a charming and challenging adventure — a perfect tribute to Lewis Carroll’s Alice. There are several puzzles in the.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. As the name implies, all of the probl He is “simply the best” is the phrase that most accurately describes the ability of Raymond Smullyan to create puzzles in logic.

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In the Author’s Own Words: Nov 21, Margie rated it really liked it Shelves: Those ones are not very entertaining. More will be coming in subsequent years. laice


The answers are given in the back, along with a brief explanation of how the i was reached. Written by a distinguished mathematician and creator of popular puzzle books, this volume requires no background in formal logic. I own and read every book of his I can get my hands on. Martine Devos rated it liked it Oct 26, The Lady or the Tiger?: While the novice will find the problems understandable, even the veteran will experience new levels of logic consciousness as they twist their way through to the solutions.

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Recent years have brought pkzzleland number of his magical books of logic and math puzzles: Books by Raymond M. And this is as close to a sequel as you’ll get.


Aug 04, Morris Nelms rated it really liked it. Senthil rated it alkce liked it Jul 01, Alice in Puzzle-Land is a nice resource for someone who’s teaching a course in logic, but for people trying to entertain themselves with puzzles, I’d recommend dipping into this one for a while, then switching to something by Martin Gardner.


Of aljce, finding the trick isn’t easy if you haven’t seen it before, but fortunately you get several chances to try the trick, and This was a fun read. Nov 21, Alanna rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lewis Carroll’s Games and Puzzles. Want to Read saving…. If you wish to have your intellectual muscles worked and smile while it is done, then this book is for you.

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The puzzles get harder and harder as you go along until your scribbles in the margin get quite manic. Looking for beautiful books?