Cain's Jawbone: A Novel Problem (Hardcover)

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About the Author

Edward Powys Mathers's (1892 - 1939) introduced the cryptic crossword to Britain in 1924 through the pages of the Observer. Known as Torquemada, he was acknowledged as a brilliant translator and a critic specialising in crime fiction. In 1934 he published a selection of his puzzles under the title The Torquemada Puzzle Book - the final 100 pages of which contained the novel-cum-puzzle Cain's Jawbone.The book is being re-issued with the assistance of The Laurence Sterne Trust and Patrick Wildgust, the curator of Shandy Hall.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781783527410
ISBN-10: 1783527412
Publisher: Unbound
Publication Date: October 8th, 2019
Language: English