Carl Haffner's love of the draw

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Harvill, 1999 - Fiction - 181 pages
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Carl Haffner is a Vienesse chess master, facing in 1910 the greatest challenge of his life. He has been persuaded to challenge Emmanuel Lasker, the brilliant World Champion for his title. But Haffner is a shy, fragile man, who has escaped poverty only though his extraordinary gift for chess.

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3
Section 2
22
Section 3
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John Brownjohn is a prize-winning translator and works with Roman Polanski.

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