Oriental flavour and billiant puzzles.,
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This review is from: The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures (Paperback)
Capturing something of the flavour of the 1001 nights and mixing in a healthy dose of mathematics. The maths is never hard in the sense of requiring deep knowledge of difficult stuff, rather it plays with logic and applications of basic arithmetic, so that you find yourself having a stab at the puzzles (I especially liked the find the liars, find your coloured disk, and divide your camels).
I'd recommend this to anyone with a taste for the fiction of the orient and an enjoyment of puzzles.