Chess (Paperback)Stefan Zweig (author)
Paperback 96 Pages / Published: 15/02/2011
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'... 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.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 70 g
Dimensions: 162 x 129 x 8 mm
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