Skip to content

Black-Out Book 500 Family Games and Puzzles for Wartime Entertainment

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 1846039231

ISBN-13: 9781846039232

Edition: 2009

Authors: Evelyn August, Mike Brown

List price: $16.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


"Of all modern notions, the worst is this: that domesticity is dull. Inside the home, they say, is dead decorum and routine; outside is adventure and variety. But the truth is that home is the only place of liberty, the only spot on earth where a man [sic] can alter arrangements suddenly, make an experiment or indulge a whim." --G.K. Chesterton Thus begins the Black-Out Book. At once a time capsule and a paean to domestic tranquility, the Black-Out brings together over five hundred games, pens¿es, puzzles, jokes, and literary snippets a simpler, yet in many ways more dangerous time than our own. Published during one of the darkest hours of British history, a time when curfews and rationing…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

A Texas high school teacher by day, motojournalist and avid Brit rebuilder by night, Mike Brown has been wrenching and learning the nuances of Triumph/BSA unit twins for more than 20 years.� He has written numerous technical articles for Old Bike Journal, Walneck's Cycle Trader, and other U.S. magazines.� He also fields reader questions about rebuilding and restoring old bikes.