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Puzzle Ninja

Alex Bellos

Pit your wits against the people who created Sudoku: the puzzle masters of Japan.

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From the Guardian’s very own puzzle master, Puzzle Ninja is a new collection following the bestselling Can You Solve My Problems?

The puzzle masters of Japan create the world’s most satisfying puzzles. Each has a distinctive style but what unites them is their megawatt brains and the beauty of their hand-crafted puzzles, which will challenge and sharpen the mind. Alex Bellos has collected over 200 of their most ingenious puzzles, rated easy to excruciating, and introduces over twenty new types of addictive problems to solve.

Can you beat the puzzle masters to become a puzzle ninja?

Critic Reviews

Love it.

Rachel Riley
Critic Reviews

I’m loving Puzzle Ninja. Forget Sudoku. The Japanese puzzle scene is off the chain.

Tim Hartford
Critic Reviews

There’s something immensely satisfying about solving a puzzle, especially when they’re as fiendish as those in Alex Bellos’ Puzzle Ninja.

BBC Focus Magazine
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I strongly recommend that you run out and buy Alex Bellos’s Puzzle Ninja.

The Mathematical Intelligencer

Alex Bellos is a grandmaster of the puzzling world, brilliant on all things cryptic. His bestselling, award-winning books include Alex’s Adventures in Numberland, Alex Through the Looking-Glass and Can You Solve My Problems?, and have been translated into more than twenty languages. He is also the coauthor of two mathematical colouring books and the children’s series Football School. His YouTube…

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