Vivek Kumar Singh
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3rd Edition
INR 195.00 / US$ 9.75

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Who this book is for?:

Understanding Cryptic Crossword is a 20-20 educational tool for the uninitiated - 20 days for learning, 20 days for practicing. This book is meant to be used as a primer, a workbook and a reference book, all rolled into one. It unlocks the secrets of cracking a cryptic crossword in simple steps, and presents a collection of crosswords to practice and enjoy. It particularly aspires to make the younger generation of India, more analytical, more competitive, and above all, more successful.

About the author

With a view to get intelligent Indians initiated into the enchanting realm of crosswords, Vivek Kumar Singh, a 1989 batch Bihar cadre IAS office wrote the book “Understanding Cryptic Crosswords, A Step By Step Guide”.

He conceptualized and piloted the first All India Inter-School Crossword Contest during 2013, the Centenary Year of Crosswords. It was an event involving 32 cities, around 500 schools and over 100,000 students which concluded in New Delhi on 14th December, 2013. His vision is to take crossword to every school and college of India.

Having been with SAIL and IFS before joining the IAS, at present, he is the Principal Secretary, Environment and Forest, Government of Bihar.

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