The GCHQ Puzzle Book
The perfect gift for Father's Day
The P E R F E C T G I F T for anyone who loves a good head-scratcher - the original official puzzle book from the G C H Q team . . . Would G C H Q recruit you? Pit your wits against the people who cracked Enigma in the official puzzle book from Britain's secretive intelligence organisation . . . - Odd word out The themes in the following words are identical, but totally different! Which is the odd word out in each case? a) A N G L E, B R I N G, C L A M P, D I R T Y, E X A C T, F I E L D, G R A S S, H E A R T, I M A G E, J A U N T b) A B B E Y, B U R S T, C O U R T, D R I N K, E N J O Y, F O U N D, G I A N T, H A R M S, I D I O T, J U M P Y Identify Me My first is in a combine harvester, but not in a ploughshare. My second is in a pigsty, but not in a cowshed. My third does not exist. My whole is in a farmyard, but not in a jungle. Identify me. - G C H Q is a top-secret intelligence and security agency which recruits some of the very brightest minds. Over the years, their codebreakers have helped keep our country safe, from the Bletchley Park breakthroughs of W W I I to the modern-day threat of cyberattack. So it comes as no surprise that, even in their time off, the staff at G C H Q love a good puzzle. Whether they're recruiting new staff or challenging each other to the toughest Christmas quizzes and treasure hunts imaginable, puzzles are at the heart of what G C H Q does. Now they're opening up their archives of decades' worth of codes, puzzles and challenges for everyone to try. In this book you will find: - Tips on how to get into the mindset of a codebreaker - Puzzles ranging in difficulty from easy to brain-bending - A competition section where we search for Britain's smartest puzzler Good luck! ' Fiendish . . . as frustrating, divisive and annoying as it is deeply fulfilling: the true spirit of Christmas' The Guardian ' Ideal for the crossword enthusiast' Daily Telegraph Looking for more ways to test yourself? The G C H Q Puzzle Book 2, a new. . .