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Breaking Codes
Author: Pierre Berloquin

ISBN: 9781454910657
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 1 March 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.7 x 1.1
Description:
For anyone interested in the science of secrecy and clandestine codes, renowned puzzle whiz Pierre Berloquin has created a collection of colorful exercises that gives amateurs an opportunity to test their deciphering skills. Berloquin formulates his clever cryptograms around the stories of 20 characters from fiction and history, including Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Hildegard of Bingen, and H. P. Lovecraft.

Each short chapter features a brief historical background of the character and code, as well as five cryptograms-using authentic alphabets-to give your brain a fun workout. Unravel the messages faster as you go along, and watch your rank increase from "shrewd detective" to "master cryptographer!"

About the Author

Renowned puzzle creator Pierre Berloquin has published more than 40 books on puzzles and games, translated into several languages. As a consultant, he pioneered the use of encounter group techniques in creativity shops in the 1970s and applied it to businesses and research facilities in Europe and America. As a multimedia creator, he developed in 1984-85 the first...

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