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Mystery writer Stanley Ellin once said 'The way he plays chess demonstrates a man's whole nature', and indeed any game of skill requires a modicum of guile. So whether it's the subtle gambit of Vladmir Nabokov's Luzhin Defense, the bravado of Walter Tevis' pool-playing Hustler or the peculiar appeal of 'Where Will The Little Green Man Be Next?' in Philip K Dick's Time out of Joint, you'll find some fascinating battles of wits in this selection. So, make your choice: the game's afoot!

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The Hustler
The Hustler (Paperback)
Walter Tevis; Lionel Shriver
 
To Fast Eddie Felsen, a pool hustler, there was only one thing that mattered: to make the big time and the big money in the world of pool by beating...
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The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of...
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Chess
Chess (Paperback)
Zweig, S.
 
Translation of "Schachnovelle"
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The Flanders panel
The Flanders panel (Paperback)
Pérez-Reverte, Arturo
 
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The Gambler and Other Stories
Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Ronald Meyer
 
A collection of one novella and six short stories - "The Gambler", "Bobok", "The Dream of a Ridiculous Man", "A Christmas Party and a Wedding", "A Nasty Story" and "The...
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The Queen's Gambit
The Queen's Gambit (Paperback)
Walter Tevis; Lionel Shriver
Beth Harmon becomes an orphan when her parents are killed in an automobile accident. At eight years old, she is placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, where the...
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Time Out of Joint
Time Out of Joint (Paperback)
Philip K. Dick
 
An idea that predates both THE TRUMAN SHOW and THE MATRIX from one of SF's greats.
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Another Part of the Wood
Beryl Bainbridge
 
Joseph decides to take his mistress and son, together with a few friends, to stay in a cabin in deepest Wales for the weekend - with absolutely disastrous results.
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This is Not a Game
This is Not a Game (Paperback)
Walter Jon Williams
 
A wide-ranging conspiracy is spread through the world of online gaming - but the deaths are real.
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Zugzwang
Zugzwang (Paperback)
Ronan Bennett
 
St Petersburg, 1914. Dr Otto Spethmann, a famous psychoanalyst, is implicated in a murder. But he is preoccupied with Avrom Rozental, the brilliant chess master who is due to play...
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The Man with the Golden Arm
Nelson Algren; Kurt Vonnegut; Irvine...
 
Tells the story of Frankie Machine, the golden arm dealer at a back street Chicago gambling den. Frankie reckons he's a tough guy in the Chicago underworld but finds that...
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The glass bead game
Hesse, Hermann
 
Translation of "Das Glasperlenspiel"
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London Fields
London Fields (Paperback)
Martin Amis
 
The narrator, Samson Young, enters the Black Cross, a thoroughly undesirable public house, and finds the main players of his drama assembled, just waiting to begin. It's a gift of...
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon
 
The brilliantly original new novel from Michael Chabon, author of THE ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY and WONDER BOYS.
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Battle Royale
Battle Royale (Paperback)
Koushun Takami
 
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and...
Lewis Carroll; John Tenniel; Hugh...
 
Conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain Alice Liddell, the daughter of the dean of Carroll's college, the dream worlds of nonsensical Wonderland and back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom depict...
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