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Chess: A Novel

Chess: A Novel (Paperback)

By Zweig, Stefan

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On a cruiseship bound for Buenos Aires, a wealthy passenger challenges the world chess champion to a match. He accepts with a sneer. He will beat anyone, he says. But only if the stakes are high. Soon, the chess board is surrounded. At first, the challenger crumbles before the mi...nd of the master. But then, a soft-spoken voice from the crowd begins to whisper nervous suggestions. Perfect moves, brilliant predictions. The speaker has not played a game for more than twenty years, he says. He is wholly unknown. But somehow, he is also entirely formidable...
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ISBN 9780241305164
Released NZ 18 Sep 2017
Publisher Penguin
Format Paperback
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Language English (translated from: German)
Series Penguin Modern Classics
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ISBN-13 9780241305164
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Classics
Released 18 Sep 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Language English
Translated from German
Author(s) By Zweig, Stefan
Series Penguin Modern Classics
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 133mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 6mm
Dewey Code 833.912
Weight 80g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade