191pp | ISBN
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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
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.
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.
— ACBL Bulletin Date: 2020-12-14
An amusing romp through the history of bridge superstitions, terminology and 'laws'.
— Kitty Cooper Date: 2020-12-08
The perfect present for bridge-lovers.
— Susanna Gross, The Spectator Date: 2020-11-04