Some Other Puzzle and Logic Books By Eerwin Brecher:
Chess: 80 Classic Problems: One Move and You're Dead! by Erwin Brecher and Leonard Barden. This guide to chess chooses the most dynamic and destructive tactical patterns, positions where the winning move forces instant checkmate, resignation or decisive advantage. Quite often such climaxes are the result of sustained and prolonged attacking pressure, and the final move may be make or break, where the winner has already burned boats by sacrificing material. Players have to choose the one move that causes the destruction of your partner. All of these games are real, and many are absolute classics that have been overlooked for one reason or another.
How Do You Get an Egg into a Bottle?: And Other Puzzles: 101 Weird, Wonderful and Wacky Puzzles with Science by
Erwin Brecher and Mike Gerrard is a book for the curious, this engaging read takes a slightly different look at puzzle questions—every one is based exclusively on real world science. Using scientific principles, it teaches why a golf ball has dimples, why feet feel cold on a wooden floor, and how to get an egg into a bottle, among other fun and challenging activities. It also includes a glossary of science related terms for the non-rocket scientists interested in purchasing the book, and the answer to each problem explains the scientific principle behind the solution in clear and concise terms.
Lateral Logic Puzzles by Erwin Brecher and Lucy Corvino (Illustrator). Become a master of the lateral logic puzzle. The clues to solving each puzzle can be found within it, but to figure them out you need to break free from conventional thinking and toss aside core assumptions. Ninety entertainingly illustrated puzzles, from murder mysteries to treasure hunts, will challenge your thinking skills. There are clues for each puzzle if you need them, and of course you can peek at the answer if you really get stumped. 96 pages, 25 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.
How Do You Walk on Fire?: And Other Puzzles: Bizarre, 101 Weird, Wonderful and Wacky Puzzles with Science by Erwin Brecher A follow-up to the delightful How Do You Get an Egg into a Bottle?, this amusing puzzle book yet again allows people to have fun while they learn by undertaking a wide variety of brain bending questions rooted firmly in scientific fact. By taking a new and unique look at puzzle questions, it teaches a wide variety of mesmerizing lessons—such as how to boil water in your palm, how to travel faster than the speed of light, why you can crack your knuckles, and how to walk on fire.
Lateral Thinking Puzzles: More Than 100 Brainteasers to Solve With Logical Reasoning by
Erwin Brecher. The problems in this book describe even more situations which are unusual or even bizarre, and which defy any attempt to find a ready explanation. However, the puzzles are constructed in a manner that will make the circumstances fit one, and only one, reasonable and logical answer. This lends itself to an entertaining and exciting challenge. This fun book really tests your ability to think for yourself, while knowing all of the puzzles have reasonable, well-constructed solutions.
Lateral Thinking Posers: More Than 100 Brainteasers to Solve With Logical Reasoning. Written by a Mensa certified scholar, the problems in this book describe situations that are unusual or even bizarre, and which defy any attempt to find a ready explanation. Look deeper, however, and it becomes clear that the puzzles are constructed in a manner that will make the circumstances fit one—and only one—reasonable and logical answer. This lends itself to an entertaining and exciting challenge throughout as well as an extremely satisfying pay off once the problem is solved—as every puzzle in the book has a reasonable, well-constructed solution for you to find.
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