Secret Writing: Keys to the Mysteries of Reading and Writing
By Peter Sears 180 pp.
Secret Writing is a fascinating study of the nature of codes. Beginning with the word game Hangman, and proceeding to discuss Egyptian hieroglyphs, prehistoric cave paintings, military codes, the surprising sense of nonsense, and difficult literature as a code to crack, Secret Writing brims with excitement. Peter Sears also provides 200 thinking and writing exercises.