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The Queen's Gambit - Now a Major Netflix Drama (BOK)

Walter Tevis

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NOW A MAJOR GOLDEN GLOBE-WINNING NETFLIX SERIES'Superb' Time Out 'Mesmerizing' Newsweek'Gripping' Financial Times'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. 'I loved it.

I just loved it, it really drew me in and I know nothing about chess... The writing about addiction is just fantastic. I underlined so many bits of it...

I didn't want it to end' Bryony Gordon on BBC Radio 4'Few novelists have written about genius - and addiction - as acutely as Walter Tevis' Telegraph
Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2020 Forfatter Walter Tevis
Orion Publishing Co
ISBN 9781474622578
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 19,7cm x 13cm x 2,7cm
Vekt 232 gram Originaltittel The Queen's Gambit - Now a Major Netflix Drama
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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