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Cracking Codes and Cryptograms For Dummies


The fast and easy way to crack codes and cryptograms

Did you love Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol? Are you fascinated by secret codes and deciphering lost history? Cracking Codes and Cryptograms For Dummies shows you how to think like a symbologist to uncover mysteries and history by solving cryptograms and cracking codes that relate to Freemasonry, the Knights Templar, the Illuminati, and other secret societies and conspiracy theories.

You’ll get easy-to-follow instructions for solving everything from the simplest puzzles to fiendishly difficult ciphers using secret codes and lost symbols.
Over 350 handcrafted cryptograms and ciphers of varying types
Tips and tricks for cracking even the toughest code
Sutherland is a syndicated puzzle author; Koltko-Rivera is an expert on the major symbols and ceremonies of Freemasonry

With the helpful information in this friendly guide, you’ll be unveiling mysteries and shedding light on history in no time!

Summary: Mind stretching - fun and educational. What a great book!
Rating: 5

This was such a fun book! 

Learning about the history and symbology behind many fo the codes meant that the fun bit of code-cracking didn't happen in isolation. I would have loved this book as a child and can hardly wait until my kids are old enough to start working through it. 

I imagine teachers will have a ball with this, and their students will be almost learning by stealth. The section on conspiracies was fascinating, and having the different levels for each puzzle made it such fun. 

I'll definitely be returning to this one, and looking for more

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