Bridge with a Twist

An Honors eBook Art. # 978-1-77140-327-6
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Co-winner of the 2022 International Bridge Press Association Book of the Year award. A witty and informative look at the world of bridge – its language, its history, and some of its techniques. • Are pigeons more intelligent than some bridge players? • What do a wooden man, a grandfather, a daydreamer and a donkey have in common? • Did Zia really go nine down in 3NT? Interesting, Educational and Amusing suggests the modest author Brilliant, Fascinating and Hilarious! writes the seasoned publicist Destined to be ranked as a classic, alongside its prequel, Oliver Twist Reviews "The material delves into bridge lore and wonderful old stories,This work will not improve the technique of an intermediate-level player, but there is considerable instruction among the 53 short articles and essays; The topics vary, but none will lull you to sleep.and [this book] will not disappoint." -- The Bridge World, May 2021 "If you are seeking a gift for a bridge player for the holiday season, you need look no further than Bridge with a Twist, by Simon Cochemé. A lot of research has gone into this book. It is witty and very informative. It is certainly the funniest bridge book that I have read – it had me laughing out loud – and after all, laughter is the best medicine."-- Ron Klinger

About the Author

Simon Cochemé is a recent winner of the Alan Truscott Memorial Award for his humorous bridge writing. A regular contributor to various magazines, he has also captained several England teams in international competition.

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November 4th, 2020
Susanna Gross, The Spectator
The perfect present for bridge-lovers.
December 8th, 2020
Kitty Cooper
An amusing romp through the history of bridge superstitions, terminology and 'laws'.
December 14th, 2020
ACBL Bulletin
One of the world's funniest bridge writers, Simon Cocheme has collected 53 of his humor articles ans wrapped them in a big shiny bow. Nearly half of the pieces are laugh-out-loud worthy, and a few of them are so hysterical your neighbors will think you are plotting something diabolical.

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