By Dennis Shasha
"The perplexing Adventures of Dr. Ecco" is a booklet approximately puzzles and challenge fixing, disguised because the fictional story of Dr Jacob Ecco. We first meet Dr Ecco at domestic in Greenwich Village, ny, the place he's visited by way of his various customers - govt leaders and shadowy double brokers, company giants and kooky millionaires. every one patron provides Dr Ecco with an fascinating puzzle and is keen to pay handsomely for its resolution.
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The puzzling adventures of Dr. Ecco by Dennis Shasha