Cain's Jawbone: A Novel Problem

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Cain's Jawbone: A Novel Problem

Cain's Jawbone: A Novel Problem

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But I certainly have no clue who's what and what's whom, how many dogs there truly are, who Mithridatises whom, nor why so many random poetry lines are inserted purely to sound cultured. He religiously Googled anything and everything referenced in the novel, but remained stymied for weeks. Scarcely can a chortle have felt as well-earned as that experienced by a reader of Cain’s Jawbone who actually gets the joke.

To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Only two puzzlers have ever solved the mystery of Cain's Jawbone: do you have what it takes to join their ranks? Imagine my joy, then, when I later found out a crowd-funding attempt was being made on Unbound to get Cain’s Jawbone republished.In such discerning company, how can you resist the charms of this most obscure and infuriating of puzzles?

Only three puzzlers have ever solved the mystery of Cain's Jawbone: do you have what it takes to join their ranks? The intriguing premise was that this particular murder mystery had been ‘accidentally’ printed and bound in the wrong sequence. That is until Shandy Hall, an independent literary museum in the UK operated by the Laurence Sterne Trust, received a donation of The Torquemada Puzzle Book.It’s the brainchild of Patrick Wildgust of the Laurence Sterne Trust, an organisation dedicated not only to Sterne but also to his legacy of literary game-playing and provocation. Already learned so much in just one day, that - even if I don't find the correct final answer - I'm sure the coming months will provide a very gratifying experience. Le principe : on commence par découper les pages et il s'agira de les remettre dans l'ordre afin de découvrir un/des meurtrier(s), les victimes, etc. The solution was then thought to be lost, but three years ago the Laurence Sterne Trust was presented with a copy of The Torquemada Puzzle Book, and Shandy Hall curator Patrick Wildgust embarked on a mission to solve it.

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