The Rubáiyát of Bridge

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Sprache - Englisch

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In 'The Rubáiyát of Bridge' by Carolyn Wells, readers are transported into a world where the game of bridge is explored through the lens of poetic verse. The book features a collection of quatrains, each focusing on different aspects of the game and its strategic complexities. Wells' writing is eloquent and engaging, drawing readers into the competitive world of bridge with vivid imagery and clever wordplay. This unique blend of poetry and card game strategy creates a truly one-of-a-kind reading experience that is sure to captivate fans of both literature and bridge. Published in 1915, this book is a testament to the enduring appeal of both bridge and creative expression through poetry. Carolyn Wells, a prolific author known for her mystery and detective novels, brings her wit and intelligence to this whimsical exploration of bridge. Her deep knowledge of the game shines through in each quatrain, making 'The Rubáiyát of Bridge' a must-read for bridge enthusiasts looking for a fresh perspective on their favorite pastime. Whether you're a seasoned bridge player or just a lover of poetry, this book offers a delightful and thought-provoking journey that is sure to entertain and inspire.

About the Author

Carolyn Wells (1862–1942) was a prolific American writer with a predilection for poetry, humor, and mystery. Wells penned over 170 books during her lifetime, encompassing various genres, though she is principally remembered for her mystifying tales and her droll, parodic writings. Beyond her humorous renditions, such as 'The Rubáiyát of Bridge' (1909), an amusing parody inspired by Omar Khayyam's 'The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám', she distinguished herself in the early 20th-century literary scene with her acumen for detective fiction. Her notable works in this arena include the Fleming Stone Detective Stories and the Patty Fairfield series, which showcased her flair for constructing engaging whodunits coupled with the genteel ambiance of the era. Wells' literary style is marked by a blend of wit and whimsy. She adeptly concocted plots that captured the imagination of her readers, replete with subtle irony and lighthearted twists reflective of the societal mores and cultures of her time. Her contribution to the genre of mystery established her as a noteworthy figure in the constellation of early American female mystery writers.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 12 Pages

Filesize: 2.0 MB

ISBN: 8596547379133