The story of a duel to the death, of a chess game that remained unfinished for over 50 years. When a German businessman is shot, a mystery unfolds which takes the reader to the dead man's roots in Vienna, to his rivalry with a young Jewish player, and to the terrible secret in their past.
Short-listed for Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize: Fiction 1999 and HH Wingate/Jewish Quarterly Literary Prize 1999.
Orion Publishing Co
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General & Literary Fiction
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Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )