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The Chessmen Thief

The Chessmen Thief Book
Author : Barbara Henderson
Publisher : Pokey Hat
Release : 2021-04-29
ISBN : 9781911279853
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Win. Lose. Survive.I was the boy with a plan. Now I am the boy with nothing.From the moment 12-year-old Kylan hatches a plan to escape from his Norse captors, and return to Scotland to find his mother, his life becomes a dangerous game.The precious Lewis Chessmen pieces--which he helped carve--hold the key to his freedom, but he will need all his courage and wit to triumph against Sven Asleifsson, the cruellest Viking in the realm.One false move could cost him his life. Barbara Henderson has woven a thrilling origin story around the enduring mystery of the Lewis Chessmen, their creation in Norway, and how they ended up buried in the Hebrides before being discovered on Lewis in 1831.

The Chessmen

The Chessmen Book
Author : Peter May
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2012-11-19
ISBN : 0857382187
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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THE NAIL-BITING, BESTSELLING FINAL CHAPTER IN THE LEWIS TRILOGY 'One of the best regarded crime series of recent years' Independent 'Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth' New York Times PETER MAY: THE MAN WHO BROUGHT MURDER TO THE OUTER HEBRIDES THE NEW START Fin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal game-hunting taking place on the island. THE OLD FRIEND This mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a long-buried secret. THE FINAL CHAPTER But when this reunion takes a violent, sinister turn and Fin puts together the fractured pieces of the past, he realizes that revealing the truth could destroy the future. LOVED THE LEWIS TRILOGY? Read Peter May's other Hebrides thrillers, COFFIN ROAD and I'LL KEEP YOU SAFE. LOVE PETER MAY? Buy his latest frontlist thriller, A SILENT DEATH

The Chessmen of Doom

The Chessmen of Doom Book
Author : John Bellairs
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2011-12-21
ISBN : 0575126248
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Johnny Dixon, Fergie, and Professor Childermass comply with a strange will left by the professor's brother, which requires them to spend the summer at a desolate estate where they encounter a madman bent on destroying the world.

The Chessmen of Mars

The Chessmen of Mars Book
Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2017-02-25
ISBN : 1365783561
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tara of Helium rose from the pile of silks and soft furs upon which she had been reclining, stretched her lithe body languidly, and crossed toward the center of the room, where, above a large table, a bronze disc depended from the low ceiling. Her carriage was that of health and physical perfection - the effortless harmony of faultless coordination. A scarf of silken gossamer crossing over one shoulder was wrapped about her body; her black hair was piled high upon her head. With a wooden stick she tapped upon the bronze disc, lightly, and presently the summons was answered by a slave girl, who entered, smiling, to be greeted similarly by her mistress. ""Are my father's guests arriving?"" asked the princess. ""Yes, Tara of Helium, they come,"" replied the slave. ""I have seen Kantos Kan, Overlord of the Navy, and Prince Soran of Ptarth, and Djor Kantos, son of Kantos Kan,"" she shot a roguish glance at her mistress as she mentioned Djor Kantos' name, ""and - oh, ..., many have come.""

The Chessmen

The Chessmen Book
Author : Hanzo Adem
Publisher : kratos books
Release : 2013-01-01
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal game-hunting taking place on the island. This mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a long-buried secret. But when this reunion takes a violent, sinister turn and Fin puts together the fractured pieces of the past, he realizes that revealing the truth could destroy the future.

Analysis of Toshio Mori the Chessmen

Analysis of Toshio Mori the Chessmen Book
Author : Simone Zimmermann
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release : 2011-12
ISBN : 3656068607
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1,3, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Angewandte Sprach-und Kulturwissenschaft in Germersheim), course: Proseminar, 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Before taking part in the seminar "Introduction to American Ethnic Groups: Asian Americans," I had neither heard anything about the situation of Asians living in the United States nor could I define terms like Issei, Nisei, relocation camp or assembly center. Through reading "The Chessmen," looking for informatio n on Asian American internet sites, and the biography of Toshio Mori I got a first impression of this subject in general and I got some inside into the working conditions of Japanese gardeners working in the US in the 1930s. Before reading this seven page story I thought that it would be impossible to write sixteen pages about such a short piece of literature, but once I finished reading I realized that there is extraordinary depth to this subject. In my opinion, Toshio Mori's "The Chessmen" is more than a fictional text dealing with the struggle of two Japanese gardeners trying to keep their job in a nursery in California. The situation Toshio Mori focuses on reflects today's society and the way we have to behave in order to achieve something in life. I decided to base my essay on the facts that are important to fully understand his works, so I began with some background information and dealt with the biography of Toshio Mori and his topics of writing in general. Then I summarized the story. After writing an interpretation of "The Chessmen" I asked myself what the title of the story might have to do with the contents. Since the relation between George and Nakagawa-san mirrors Darwin's survival of the fittest I tried to transfer this idea into modern times. I ended my paper with a conclusion that states my own opinion about "The Chessmen."

The Chessmen

The Chessmen Book
Author : Michael Wright
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Chessmen

Chessmen Book
Author : Donald M. Liddell,Sam Sloan,Frank Camaratta
Publisher : Ishi Press
Release : 2008-06
ISBN : 9780923891428
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The author begins with the evolution of the chessmen and traces their evolution as the game spread throughout the known World. A short introduction to chessmen from the earliest times is followed by chapters on the impact of Geography, Religion and politics on the design of the chessmen. In these pages, the reader will find fascinating photographs and sketches of the earliest known chessmen. The section on Chess in Art and Archeology by the late collector and accomplished Architect John F. Harbeson of Philadelphia will be of particular interest to the reader. His observation in is opening sentence: All forms of art, all manifestations of the creative impulse, record the life of the civilization which produced them, is very revealing and goes directly to the heart of this work. A chapter on famous Collectors and designers of chessmen, as well as sets owned by significant historical figures, such as Napoleon Bonaparte, along with some amusing anecdotes, makes for some light but interesting reading. There are even the scores of two games allegedly played by Napoleon. There are sections devoted to the crafting of chessmen in various media, including ceramics, metal, bone, ivory and wood. Some famous resorts, such as the Caf de la Rgence, are visited and their relevance to chess history explored. Interestingly, the oldest chess club in the United States seems to be the New York Chess Club which held its meetings at the Old City Hall in 1801, and the Athenaeum in Philadelphia, which still houses some of the chess artifacts from those early days. Donald M. Liddell was an authority on chess history and was also a chemical engineer.

The Chessmen of Mars

The Chessmen of Mars                               Book
Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher : Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
Release : 2011-01-25
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Let s twist with Fats and the Chessmen

Let s twist with Fats and the Chessmen Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 195?
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Patents for inventions Abridgments of specifications

Patents for inventions  Abridgments of specifications Book
Author : Patent office
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1871
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Chess Player s Chronicle

The Chess Player s Chronicle Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1886
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Chessmen of Mars Illustrated

The Chessmen of Mars Illustrated Book
Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-01-15
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this novel Burroughs focuses on a younger member of the family established by John Carter and Dejah Thoris, protagonists of the first three books in the series. The heroine this time is their daughter Tara, princess of Helium, whose hand is sought by the gallant Gahan, Jed (prince) of Gathol. Both Helium and Gathol are prominent Barsoomian city states.[1]Tara meets Prince Gahan of Gathol, and is initially unimpressed, viewing him as something of a popinjay. Later she takes her flier into a storm and loses control of the craft, and the storm carries her to an unfamiliar region of Barsoom. After landing and fleeing from a pack of ferocious Banths (Martian lions), she is captured by the horrific Kaldanes, who resemble large heads with small, crab-like legs. The Kaldanes have bred a symbiotic race of headless human-like creatures called Rykors, which they can attach themselves to and ride like a horse. The Kaldanes imprison Tara, intending to fatten her up, then eat her. While imprisoned, Tara manages to win over one of the Kaldanes, Ghek, with her lovely singing voice.Gahan, who has fallen in love with Tara, sets out to find her, only to find himself caught up in the same storm, and he falls overboard while attempting to rescue one of his crew. He stumbles upon Bantoom, realm of the Kaldanes, and manages to rescue Tara, and together with Ghek they flee in Tara's crippled flier. Tara doesn't recognize Gahan as the prince she met earlier, as he is worn from his ordeals and no longer dressed in his fancy clothes. In light of her earlier reaction to him, Gahan decides to keep his identity secret, and identifies himself instead as a Panthan (warrior) called Turan.The three of them manage to reach the isolated city of Manator. Gahan ventures into the city seeking food and water, but is tricked and taken prisoner by the inhabitants. Tara and Ghek are also captured. In Manator, captives are forced to a fight to the death in the arena, in a modified version of Jetan, a popular Barsoomian board game resembling Chess; the living version uses people as the game pieces on a life-sized board, with each taking of a piece being a duel to the death.

Some Remarks on the European Names of Chessmen

Some Remarks on the European Names of Chessmen Book
Author : Francis Douce
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1793
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Chessmen of Mars Annotated

The Chessmen of Mars Annotated Book
Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-04
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Chessmen of Mars is a science fantasy novel by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fifth of his Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it in January, 1921, and the finished story was first published in Argosy All-Story Weekly as a six-part serial in the issues for February 18 and 25 and March 4, 11, 18 and 25, 1922. It was later published as a complete novel by A. C. McClurg in November 1922.

Modern Classics Containing The Man Without a Country

Modern Classics  Containing The Man Without a Country Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1865
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Chessmen Lewis Trilogy 3

The Chessmen  Lewis Trilogy 3 Book
Author : Peter May
Publisher : Quercus Books
Release : 2013-01-01
ISBN : 1743287410
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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THE NEW STARTFin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal game-hunting taking place on the island.THE OLD FRIENDThis mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a long-buried secret.THE FINAL CHAPTERBut when this reunion takes a violent, sinister turn and Fin puts together the fractured pieces of the past, he realizes that revealing the truth could destroy the future.

John Carter Thuvia and the Chessmen of Mars

John Carter Thuvia and the Chessmen of Mars Book
Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-02-04
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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John Carter Thuvia and the Chessmen of Mars contains the 4th and 5th books in the Barsoom series written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Book 4: Thuvia Maid of Mars Book 5: The Chessmen of Mars

Thuvia Maid of Mars and The Chessmen of Mars

Thuvia  Maid of Mars  and The Chessmen of Mars Book
Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1972
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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