By Martin Gardner
A notebook of riddles, filled with enjoyable and illustrations.
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DETHY’S DEATHTRAP Louis Dethy was a 79-year-old retired man living in Charlerois, Belgium, in 2002. He lived alone, having alienated his large family—his wife and 14 children—through infidelity and refusing to forgive them for not forgiving him. In 1998 he lost a legal battle over his mother’s will, which left Dethy’s house (which she had owned) to one of his daughters. Essentially facing eviction from a family he had come to see as the enemy, Dethy decided to booby-trap his house—if he couldn’t keep it, he’d kill them all before he let them have it.
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aha! Gotcha: Paradoxes to Puzzle and Delight by Martin Gardner