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Very compelling and well written story. It will give you such an in depth perspective on solitude and what I solation can do to ones mind that you will feel it yourself. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Valeria Ternopolski
Very well written and the chess is very accurate.
With an amazing piece of cover art...even on the Kindle edition!
Book reads like a race car, revving from first to fifth gear then downshifting to second and third without losing steam for a dead man's corner before building momentum for a... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Martin Mulcahey
This is an entertaining story, and it is about chess. I enjoyed reading it for the most part, but three things bothered me. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Publicagent
STEFAN ZWEIG IS AUTHOR OF "BEWARE OF PITY" ONE OF THE GREAT NOVELS OF THE LAST CENTURY. CHESS STORY IS A PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY AND MORE EVIDENCE OF THE INCREDIBLE TALENT OF... Read morePublished 13 months ago by RUTHEE
The champion, that is Mirko Chentovich, one of the two novel's main characters, as described in the "Chess Story", perhaps would be called nowadays "autistic", and a prodigy... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Alexander R. Povolotsky
In Chess Story, a posthumously published novella by the great Stefan Zweig, the author explores nazism through the interactions between players on board a ship after discovering... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Timothy Barnes
This wonderful short novel takes place aboard a ship heading to South America in post WWII. On the ship, there is the chess world champion Mirko Czentovic, who is challenged by an... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Erez Davidi