The Pilot Who Wore a Dress: And Other Dastardly Lateral Thinking Mysteries

The Pilot Who Wore a Dress: And Other Dastardly Lateral Thinking Mysteries

by Tom Cutler

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Devised by devious genius Tom Cutler, The Pilot Who Wore a Dress is a fiendish collection of riddles, mysteries and puzzles to test and tease your brain.

Here’s a simple one to get you started: four bodybuilders are huddling together in the street, under a small ladies’ umbrella, yet after 20 minutes not one of them has got wet. How is this possible?

Separated into original brainteasers and timeless conundrums, plus locked-room head-scratchers and unsolvable crimes borrowed from the very best of detective fiction, this cunning collection will give your lateral thinking muscle a proper workout. See if you can crack the problems by tracing the clues tucked away in each mystery, without sneaking a peak at the answers at the back of the book.

These puzzles are perfect for the squashed commute and after-dinner whoopla alike. They are guaranteed to entertain and delight, whether you’re a wannabe Sherlock Holmes or a budding Jonathan Creek. Side effects may include bafflement, laughter, smugness, and exclamations along the lines of, ‘It’s so obvious once you know the answer.’

Oh, and about those bone-dry bodybuilders – who said it was raining? So obvious!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780008157203
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/05/2015
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Tom Cutler is an author of humorous entertainment and gift books, including 211 Things a Bright Boy Can Do (HarperCollins). He has written on conspiracy theories in previous books and is a JFK assassination aficionado.

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