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Chess : A Novel

Chess : A Novel by Stefan Zweig

Author: Stefan Zweig

£7.99

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Format:Paperback

Page Count:96

Date Published:1 Jun 2017

ISBN:9780241305164

Synopsis

‘… a human being, an intellectual human being who constantly bends the entire force of his mind on the ridiculous task of forcing a wooden king into the corner of a wooden board, and does it without going mad!’

A group of passengers on a cruise ship challenge the world chess champion to a match. At first, they crumble, until they are helped by whispered advice from a stranger in the crowd – a man who will risk everything to win.

Stefan Zweig’s acclaimed novella Chess is a disturbing, intensely dramatic depiction of obsession and the price of genius.

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