Professor Stewart’s Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Step into the world of puzzles, peculiar facts, and fascinating mathematics with Professor Ian Stewart‘s captivating book, Professor Stewart’s Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries. Whether you are a serious math student or a casual observer, this book guarantees an enjoyable journey.

Meet the dynamic duo of Hemlock Soames and Dr. John Watsup, who will guide you through a series of mind-boggling problems. Soames, a contemporary of Sherlock Holmes, resides at 222B Baker Street, just across from Holmes himself.

While some of the puzzles may seem familiar, Stewart’s witty and unique approach breathes new life into them. Teachers will find an abundance of problems to engage their students and showcase the beauty of critical thinking in mathematics.

Prepare to be tickled by the humor and clever wordplay, especially if you’re a fan of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories. From “The Hound of the Basketballs” to Lady Hyacinth’s pronunciations, the references will surely bring a smile to your face.

One of the wonders of this book is its versatility. You can pick it up, read a bit, set it aside, and return months later without missing a beat. With each page, you’ll find yourself amused, delighted, and rewarded.

Join Professor Stewart on this delightful adventure and unravel the intriguing world of mathematical mysteries.