I am searching for a book on combinatorics and/or mathematical puzzles for very beginners in easy English. The book should not contain detail mathematical expressions, will contain easy understanding logic behind the theory instead. I don't need problems/exercises and solutions as the book is not for mathematics student. I need the book for mathematics lovers who want to enjoy the theory maybe with some history and story. This should be a story book which one can read in leisure mood and can enjoy the thrill of mathematics.
This book is unfortunately out of print, but it is still accessible: The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Puzzles by David Wells. A majority of the problems are of a discrete or combinatorial flavor, and he avoids getting into mathematics in the form of mathematics in the answer. In addition, the book essential doubles as a history of recreational puzzles which is the original reason I came across it.