Secrets of the Setters (Paperback)
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Secrets of the Setters (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 10/05/2007
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Packed with examples from the Guardian's celebrated compilers - from Araucaria and Rufus to Bunthorne and Janus - "Secrets of the Setters" explains how all the different types of cryptic clue work and shows how to spot the tricks of the compiler's trade. It also includes practice puzzles and handy lists of words and abbreviations that setters commonly use as their cryptic building blocks.

Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781843544692
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 187 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 14 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS
"'Indispensable. All you ever wanted to know about crosswords but were afraid to ask.' Francis Wheen 'A gentle and comprehensive introduction to the seductive and witty world of the crossword puzzle. Hugh Stephenson's book is an ideal guide.' Simon Russell Beale 'The ideal present for your non-cryptic-crossword-solving friends. If this doesn't work, nothing will.' John Graham, aka Araucaria"

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