There was a bonus puzzle in some editions of the Maze of Games in the form of a library card for the Upper Wolverhampton Bibliotheque.

 Hints & Solutions Edit

Highlight the white text inside the block for hints ranging from vague to specific...

Hint 1:

Each of the people checking out this book are well-known.

Hint 2:

Each of the perusers of the tome are well-known authors in literature.

Hint 3:

The authors are:

  1. Swift: Jonathan Swift
  2. Parsons: Eliza Parsons
  3. Scott: Sir Walter Scott
  4. Bulwer: Edward Bulwer Lytton
  5. Godwin: Mary Shelley
  6. Dickens: Charles Dickens
  7. Webb: Jane C. Loudon
  8. Dodgson: Lewis Carroll
  9. Stevenson: Robert Louis Stevenson
  10. Wilde: Oscar Wilde
  11. Mackay: Marie Correlli
  12. Doyle: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  13. Haggard: H. Rider Haggard
  14. Wells: H.G. Wells
  15. Kipling: Rudyard Kipling
Hint 4:

Once you have identified the authors, you need to identify the correct novel.

Hint 5:

Both the day and the month of the date are important.

Hint 6:

The day tells you how long the title of the book you're looking for is.

Hint 7:

The book titles are:

  1. Gulliver's Travels
  2. The Castle of Wolfenbach
  3. Ivanhoe
  4. Zanoni
  5. Frankenstein
  6. A Christmas Carol
  7. The Mummy!
  8. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  9. Treasure Island
  10. The Portrait of Dorian Gray
  11. A Romance of Two Worlds
  12. The Hound of the Baskervilles
  13. King Solomon's Mines
  14. The Time Machine
  15. Captains Courageous
Hint 8:

The month of the date is an index into the title.

Hint 9:

Indexing into the title with the number value of the month, you find TWO IN SHELF TOMES.

Hint 10:

Look for the repeated letters in the books shown in the image.



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