Sudoku is a real cultural phenomenon: a French fad in the 1890s, a Japanese craze in the 1980s, it is now a peculiarly British obsession.
Here is Penguin's volume of Sudoku puzzles: the logic game that has taken the world by storm. Pocket Penguin Sudoku contains 201 fiendish brainteasers, ranging from easy to mind-bogglingly difficult. It provides a daily fix for the hardened Sudoku fan and sets an addictive challenge for novices. It's more than a game. Sudoku is good for you: it builds your concentration, hones your logic and improves your deduction skills
David J Bodycombe is a puzzle author and games consultant based in London. In the UK, over two million people a day read his puzzles, and internationally his work is syndicated to over 180 newspapers. He also consults on many television gameshows, including hits such as The Crystal Maze and Treasure Hunt. He has written and edited over twenty books including The Mammoth Book of Brainstorming Puzzles, How to Devise A Game Show, Number Crunchers and Visual Vexations. He qualified in mathematics from the University of Durham and currently lives in Surrey.