Cain's Jawbone : A Novel Problem Paperback / softback
Paperback / softback
Over half a million copies soldSix murders. One hundred pages. Millions of possible combinationsâ€¦ but only one is correct.
Can you solve Torquemadaâ€™s murder mystery?In 1934, the Observerâ€™s cryptic crossword compiler, Edward Powys Mathers (aka Torquemada), released a novel that was simultaneously a murder mystery and the most fiendishly difficult literary puzzle ever written. The pages have been printed in an entirely haphazard order, but it is possible â€“ through logic and intelligent reading â€“ to sort the pages into the only correct order, revealing six murder victims and their respective murderers. Dare you take it on?Please note: this puzzle is extremely difficult and not for the faint-hearted.