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A book containing twelve perplexing and mind-bending quizzes - the perfect Christmas present for anyone who loves puzzles.
A book containing twelve perplexing and mind-bending quizzes - the perfect Christmas present for anyone who loves puzzles.
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A compendium of mind-bending and perplexing questions guaranteed to set your mind boggling. With twelve quizzes, each with its own theme, The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas is the perfect way for any quiz fan to while away the winter hours.

No butchers or candlestick makers on this road (London Underground)

Where poetry and economics meet (British City)

7 D in a W (Replace the letters)

Frimangamantmane (Book Title)

Where the budgies are unloaded (London Underground)

1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ????  (Sequences)

H5 T3 E6 & A4 B6 (Romantic couples)

Alien not applicable (Volcano)

Half of the quizzes are cryptic and half are numbers based, with themes including Cities, Animals, Sequences and the London Underground. Together, they represent a compilation of the twelve best quizzes to date from the author's annual tradition of including a quiz inside each Christmas card.

The perfect present for anyone who likes puzzles.


Stretch Goals

Stretch Goal 1: £250 (Unlocked!)

A bonus ten question mini-quiz on the theme of 'Christmas' will now be included in all versions of the book.

Five of the questions will be cryptic and five will be of the 7 D in a W variety.

Stretch Goal 2: £400 (Unlocked!)

Unlock a bonus ten question mini-quiz on the theme of 'Terry Pratchett', to be included in all versions of the book.

Five of the questions will be cryptic and five will be sequences.

Stretch Goal 3: £750 (Not met)

Unlock a bonus ten question mini-quiz on the theme of 'Greek Mythology', to be included in all versions of the book.

Stretch Goal 4: £1,000 (Not met)

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Stretch Goal 5: £2,500 (Not met)

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Stretch Goal 6: £5,000 (Not met)

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The purpose of the Kickstarter is to unlock the funds necessary to achieve cost-effective volume printing, as well as - potentially - to enable exciting new stretch goals.

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    These pledges will also receive a paperback copy of each of my other published works, the fantasy novel Imperial Visions and the short story collection Fragments of a Vision, as well as a pdf of the first five chapters of the forthcoming sequel to Imperial Visions.

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