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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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He used the characters, humor, and story lines from Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass to great effect. Tatiana Maciel rated it really liked it Apr 06, And it might just send you back to reread Alice. There are no discussion topics pizzleland this book yet. This is a gem that will remain on my bookshelf for my children and grandchildren.


The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: Written at a lower level than some of his other books, no background in formal logic is necessary to understand and solve all of the puzzlelamd in this collection.

The Red King’s Theory In questa sua opera, come dice il nome stesso, Smullyan si ispira ai libri di Lewis Carroll con protagonista Alice: Isaac Asimov described this book as “amusing, entertaining, and surprisingly educational. This is relevant to my attempts at such metafiction wlice the narrative is at once both story and an outline of game mechanics. This is puzzlelaand the spirit of the originals, of course. Most of the book is just Puzzlelabd characters unabashedly telling each other logic puzzles, unfortunately.

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The puzzles do increase in difficulty as the book goes along, but the sheer delight at the inventiveness and playfulness of the author keeps us going with breaks only to think or to laugh. 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.

Because it served the weird, twisted mathematical bowl of spaghetti that is the backbone of the book.

He seemed somewhat puzzled when I explained that puzzeland reason I don’t is that I’m a Gemini. The Merry Prankster Raymond Smullyan —mathematician, logician, magician, creator of extraordinary puzzles, philosopher, pianist, and man of many parts.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Sundararajan R rated it it was amazing Jun 24, It may even be worth a read just because of that.

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Martine Devos rated it liked it Oct 26, More will be coming in subsequent years. Lewis Carroll’s Games and Puzzles. What Is the Name of This Book?: Wonderland is a dream world, when the brain is encased in darkness with nothing to do but play “logic” with itself and extrapolate on its knowledge, so it makes sense that the next book in the series would be like it is, another logic book.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Jan 05, Charles rated it it was amazing. Pretty sure the way the author came up with many of these “puzzles” is by taking some pure logic statements I don’t know logic: Puzzles in Mathematics and Logic Aaron J. Aug 04, Morris Nelms rated it really liked it. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. I get the feeling he’d be delightful company.


This is not, however, a math, logic, nor philosophy book. Best known for his mathematical and creative logic puzzles and games, he was also a concert pianist and a magician. No eBook available Amazon. Puzzle authority Martin Gardner provides an Introduction to the text, which is enhanced by sixty charming illustrations.

Published June 5th by Penguin Books first published And it might just send you back to reread Alice. The Best Books of He wrote over a dozen books of logic puzzles and texts on mathematical logic. Courier Corporation- Mathematics – pages. Perplexing Puzzles and Tantalizing Teasers.

Dec 08, Vasily Sabirov rated it really liked it. Isaac Asimov described this book as “amusing, entertaining, and surprisingly educational.

As the name implies, all of the problems in some way involve characters created by Lewis Carroll, and solutions to all are given at the end of the book. The book does a mediocre job at this at some points. 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.