y The Chequer Board single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1947 1947
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Notes

  • Epigraph: 'Tis all a Chequer board of Nights and Days
    Where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays:
    Hither and thither moves, and mates, and slays,
    And one by one back in the Closet lays.- Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Edward Fitzgerald.
  • Other formats: Also braille and sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Heinemann , 1947 .
      Extent: 278p.
      Reprinted: 1950 , 1958 , 1956 , 1954 , 1953 , 1952 , 1951 , 1974 , 1966 , 1960 , 1964 , 1976
      Note/s:
      • First review in TLS, 24 May 1947.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      William Morrow , 1947 .
      Extent: 380p.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      The Book Club , 1948 .
      Extent: 278p.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Dell , 1952 .
      Extent: 383p.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Avon Books , 1961 .
      Extent: 255p.
      • Publisher: Pan
      London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Pan , 1962 .
      Extent: 272p.
      Reprinted: 1969
      ISBN: 0330202677
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Watts , 1967 .
      Extent: 380p.
    • Geneva,
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      Switzerland,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Edito-Service , 1968 .
      Extent: 275p.
      Note/s:
      • Distributed by Heron Books. Original illustrations by Michael Jackson.
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      Canada,
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      Americas,
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      Heron Books , 1970 .
      Note/s:
      • Published by arrangement with William Heinemann.
  • Appears in:
    y A Town Like Alice ; Pied Piper ; The Far Country ; The Chequer Board ; No Highway Nevil Shute , London : Heinemann Octopus Publishing Group , 1976 Z1423345 1976 selected work novel London : Heinemann Octopus Publishing Group , 1976 pg. [555]-733
    • Larchmont, New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Queens House , 1977 .
      Extent: 275p.
    • Leicester, Leicestershire,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Charnwood , 1987 .
      Extent: 445p.
      ISBN: 070898424X
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Mandarin , 1990 .
      ISBN: 0749303379
    • Thirsk, Yorkshire,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      House of Stratus , 2000 .
      Extent: 326p.
      ISBN: 1842322486
Alternative title: Schackbradet
Language: Swedish
    • Stockholm,
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      Sweden,
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      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
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      Geber , 1948 .
      Extent: 349p.
      Reprinted: 1961 , 1983

Works about this Work

Poison and Antidote H. H. Jervis , 1948 single work review
— Appears in: The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal , March vol. 2 no. 9 1948; (p. 471-472)

— Review of The Chequer Board Nevil Shute 1947 single work novel
Poison and Antidote H. H. Jervis , 1948 single work review
— Appears in: The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal , March vol. 2 no. 9 1948; (p. 471-472)

— Review of The Chequer Board Nevil Shute 1947 single work novel
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