Rescuing riddles from obscurity, this one-of-a-kind collection shows how riddles may hold the key to myth and meaning throughout the world.Rescuing riddles from obscurity, this one-of-a-kind collection shows how riddles may hold the key to myth and meaning throughout the world.Read Less
New in New jacket. Hardcover 1st edition-BRAND NEW UNREAD COPY-just a hint of shopwear otherwise pristine. From the publisher: "Author Phil Cousineau is an adventure travel guide and mythographer whose mentor was scholar Joseph Campbell. He has collected riddles from every land, uncovering common threads in what he calls "ingenious questions in search of clever answers." Organized by country, Riddle Me This will educate as it entertains and intrigues readers. Although written with a sense of fun and a love of words, the book has a serious premise at its core--to rescue riddles from obscurity and return them to their proper status as one of the earliest types of folk wisdom. Suitable fare for scholars or for family fun, Riddle Me This will tickle the funnybone and stimulate the brain."
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