About this book
A fascinating book on the pleasures and puzzles of cryptic crosswords and their linguistic wordplay, published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the crossword on 21 December 2013. Peppered with crosswords throughout, this is a real must for all puzzle fans who want to learn more about the history of their favourite pastime.
Focuses on the pleasures and puzzles of cryptic crosswords and their linguistic wordplay. This title celebrates the wit, ingenuity and frustration of setting and solving puzzles.