Smith's first book, Bridge Literature, has been acclaimed as one of the quirky classics of the game. This sequel takes a similar form, as a set of parodies of well-known works of English literature.
King Lear finds himself playing for France, Winnie-the-Pooh makes his first slam and Lady Bracknell proves hard to impress. Sherlock Holmes' deductive skills fail him for once, Robinson Crusoe takes drastic action and there's a lot of fumbling under the table at Cold Comfort Farm. More Bridge Literature is an irreverent and humorous take on much-loved literary classics.
Most of the deals are also presented in quiz-form. Readers are encouraged to attempt these declarer-play problems before reading the stories in which the deals are located. But be warned - these may be the toughest single-dummy problems ever published! If you solve even half of these, you are a current or future international player.