Chess by A Novel Stefan Zweig

Chess by A Novel Stefan Zweig

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Perhaps the best chess story ever written, perhaps the best about any game -- Economist

'... 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.

Format Paperback 96 pages | Publication date Jun 2017 | Publisher Penguin Books | Language English | ISBN13 9780241305164

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