$19.70
In stock.
Ships from and sold by Book Depository UK.
$19.70
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$19.71
+ FREE Delivery
Sold by: BuyGlobal
Add to Cart
$19.73
+ FREE Delivery
Sold by: Blackwell UK Ltd
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

Cracking Codes & Cryptograms for Dummies Paperback – 16 Oct 2009


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Paperback
$19.70
$12.28
click to open popover

Product details

  • Paperback: 342 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (16 October 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470591005
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470591000
  • Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 2 x 21.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 381 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item

Product description

From the Back Cover

Solve compelling and challengingpuzzles to uncover secrets andconspiracy plots

Fascinated with the culture of conspiracy? Uncover the mysteries and test your knowledge of secret societies by solving cryptograms and deciphering codes that not only unveil historical fact and fiction but entertain you as well. Walk in the footsteps of a symbologist by solving everything from the simplest puzzles to fiendishly difficult ciphers, using secret codes and lost symbols.

  • Think like a symbologist discover a variety of codes and wordplay and the strategies for solving each one
  • Build your code–cracking skills work your way from solving simple cryptograms to difficult Masonic and double level ciphers
  • Uncover a bigger mystery use the answers you discover to solve three conspiracy stories contained in the book
  • Appreciate the history of code and encryption reveal the secret world of Freemasonry, the Illuminati, and the Knights Templar
  • Check your work find hints and answers for all the book′s puzzles

Open the book and find:

  • Over 350 handcrafted cryptograms and ciphers of varying types
  • Tips and tricks for cracking even the toughest code
  • An introduction to the history and relevance of using code
  • Puzzle strategies and hints to help nudge you in the right direction
  • Fun and intriguing anagrams and story wordplay puzzles
  • Fascinating number ciphers that reference the keypad letters on your cellphone
  • Puzzles of all levels: Easy, Tricky, and Treacherous

Learn to:

  • Expose conspiracies like the characters do in Dan Brown′s The Lost Symbol
  • Decipher cryptic puzzles
  • Understand the role coded messages play in secret societies
  • Use encrypted alphabets to unveil secrets of the past

About the Author

Denise Sutherland is a syndicated puzzle author. Her puzzles appear in a range of publications, including the Reader's Digest Mind Stretchers series, and she is the author of Word Searches For Dummies.

Mark E. Koltko-Rivera, PhD, is a 32degree Freemason and expert on the major symbols and ceremonies of Freemasonry. Using this expertise, he analyzed prepublication clues to uncover and blog about key elements of The Lost Symbol. He co-hosts the weekly podcast Masonic Central.


No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 3.9 out of 5 stars 25 reviews
Mike
2.0 out of 5 starsDisappointed.
2 February 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
6 people found this helpful.
Robert E. Walters Jr.
3.0 out of 5 starsMore a book of puzzles to solve..
28 February 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Jim
5.0 out of 5 starsjust what I was looking for, many puzzles to ...
16 April 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Michael Sherfield
4.0 out of 5 starsKnow your codes
5 November 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
DaWiVa
2.0 out of 5 starsSorry,
12 July 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful.

Look for similar items by category

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?