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The Gameshouse

Author: Claire North
Publisher: New York, NY : Orbit, 2019.
Series: The Gameshouse
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Everyone has heard of the Gameshouse. But few know all its secrets ... It is the place where fortunes can be made and lost through chess, backgammon--every game under the sun. But those whom fortune favors may be invited to compete in the higher league, where the games played are of politics and nations, of economics and kings. It is a contest where capture the castle involves real castles and where hide-and seek  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novellas
Science fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire North
ISBN: 031649156X 9780316491563 9780356513126 0356513122
OCLC Number: 1051134218
Notes: Simultaneously published in Great Britain and the U.S. by Orbit.
"This novel was originally published in three installments"--Back cover.
Includes reader's extras.
Description: 441 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The serpent --
The thief --
The master.
Series Title: The Gameshouse
Responsibility: Claire North.

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From the author of the word-of-mouth phenomenon The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August comes a mesmerising tale of a mystical gambling house whose deadly games of chance and skill control the fate  Read more...

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A twisty tale of intrigue and games played for the highest possible stakes . . . An unusual, intriguing novel that's both a paranoid fantasy about a world where anyone can be bought and a broody tale Read more...

 
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