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Secret Service Brainteasers

Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's Espionage Masterminds

Sinclair McKay



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25 September 2018
Sinclair McKay's BLETCHLEY PARK BRAINTEASERS was the runaway quiz book bestseller of 2017, now it's time to pit your wits against the secret heroes of MI5 and MI6 and find out if YOU have what it takes to be a spy!

If you cracked the GCHQ PUZZLE BOOK and followed the ORDNANCE SURVEY PUZZLE BOOK, you MUST show off your James Bond credentials with SECRET SERVICE BRAINTEASERS ...

Whether you have linguistic flair, an instinct for technology or good old common sense, pit your wits against some of the greatest minds of our time with ingenious brainteasers including secret languages, sabotage themed brain bogglers, deadly countdowns and hidden codes.

Weaving astonishing stories of the men and women who operate from the shadows, the secret heroes and heroines of MI5 and MI6 who have faced extraordinary and terrifying challenges and a wide range of mind twisting puzzles, SECRET SERVICE BRAINTEASERS will test your mental agility to discover: Do YOU have what it takes to be a spy?
By:   Sinclair McKay
Imprint:   Headline
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   320g
ISBN:   9781472258311
ISBN 10:   1472258312
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   25 September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  ELT Advanced ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sinclair McKay is the author of the Sunday Times bestseller Bletchley Park Brainteasers as well as the bestselling Secret Life of Bletchley Park. He writes for the Spectator and the Telegraph and spends much of his life eyebrow-deep in dusty archives! He lives in east London.

Reviews for Secret Service Brainteasers: Over 100 Codebreaking Puzzles Inspired by Britain's Espionage Masterminds

A portrait of one of the most remarkable brain factories the world has ever seen. --Max Hastings, author of The Secret War: Spies, Codes, and Guerrillas: 1939-45 A stunning plunge into the social and political complexities surrounding the men and women who broke the Enigma code. A gripping read. --Chester Nez and Judith Schiess Avila, authors of Code Talker This very readable and competent book captures well the extraordinary atmosphere of eccentrics working hard together in almost complete secrecy. --The Guardian Praise for Sinclair McKay's The Secret Life of Codebreakers An eloquent tribute to a quite remarkable group of men and women, whose like we will not see again. --Mail on Sunday

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