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The Queen’s Gambit

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The Queen’s Gambit

SKU: 9781474622578 Category: Product ID: 80159

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Title: The Queen’s Gambit
Author: Tevis, Walter
Format: PAPERBACK
Publication date: 24/11/2020
Imprint: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
Price: $23.00
Publishing status: Active

SOON TO BE A MAJOR NETFLIX SERIES starring Anya Taylor-Joy (Emma, The Miniaturist, Peaky Blinders) from Academy-Award nominee Scott Frank (Out of Sight, Minority Report, Marley & Me) and BAFTA nominee Allan Scott



‘Superb’ Time Out

‘Sheer entertainment. It is a book I reread every few years – for the pure pleasure and skill of it’ Michael Ondaatje

‘Don’t pick this up if you want a night’s sleep’ Scotsman



When she is sent to an orphanage at the age of eight, Beth Harmon soon discovers two ways to escape her surroundings, albeit fleetingly: playing chess and taking the little green pills given to her and the other children to keep them subdued. Before long, it becomes apparent that hers is a prodigious talent, and as she progresses to the top of the US chess rankings she is able to forge a new life for herself. But she can never quite overcome her urge to self-destruct. For Beth, there’s more at stake than merely winning and losing.

ISBN: 9781474622578
Weight: 220g
Dimension: 196mm X 128mm
Pages: 256

Additional information

Weight 220 g
Dimensions 196 × 128 mm