The Literary Pocket Puzzle Book (Paperback)

120 Classic Conundrums for Book Lovers

By Neil Somerville

Skyhorse, 9781510710771, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 13, 2016

List Price: 9.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Make a literary escape into the pages of a puzzle book—test your knowledge of Shakespeare, Twain, Proust, Tolkien, and more!

Are you bursting with literary knowledge that you’d like to put to the test? Or do you just want a moment’s distraction filling in a Harry Potter- or Lord of the Rings-themed crossword puzzle, looking up the names of Charles Dickens’s characters in a word search, or completing a Jane Austen sudoku puzzle?

The Literary Pocket Puzzle Book offers puzzles of varying difficulty levels and literary themes that will amuse, excite, and inform. This handy, portable pocket-sized book features 120 craft conundrums that will keep you scratching your head over famous author pen names and obscure literary terms as you exercise your knowledge on Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Marcel Proust, Henry James, and James Joyce. These puzzles include:
  • Anagrams and cryptograms
  • Crosswords and word searches
  • Riddles and quizzes
  • Sudoku
  • And many more!

For all book-loving puzzle solvers or puzzle-loving book readers, The Literary Pocket Puzzle Book is the perfect avenue to unwind, or be challenged.

About the Author

Neil Somerville is a full-time writer and puzzle compiler. He has written many puzzle books, such as "The Gentleman s Puzzle Book" and "The British Puzzle Book." He is a member of the Magic Circle and enjoys walking, travel, and country life. Neil is married with two children and he lives in England.