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y separately published work icon The Chequer Board single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1947... 1947 The Chequer Board
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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.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      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),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      William Morrow ,
      1947 .
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      Extent: 380p.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Dell ,
      1952 .
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      Extent: 383p.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Avon Books ,
      1961 .
      Extent: 255p.
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Pan ,
      1962 .
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      Extent: 272p.
      Reprinted: 1969
      ISBN: 0330202677
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Watts ,
      1967 .
      Extent: 380p.
    • Geneva,
      c
      Switzerland,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Edito-Service ,
      1968 .
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      Extent: 275p.
      Note/s:
      • Distributed by Heron Books. Original illustrations by Michael Jackson.
    • c
      Canada,
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Heron Books ,
      1970 .
      Note/s:
      • Published by arrangement with William Heinemann.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon 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),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Queens House ,
      1977 .
      Extent: 275p.
    • Leicester, Leicestershire,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Charnwood ,
      1987 .
      Extent: 445p.
      ISBN: 070898424X
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Mandarin ,
      1990 .
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      Link: 19225090Access online Sighted: 08/05/2020
      ISBN: 0749303379
    • Thirsk, Yorkshire,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      House of Stratus ,
      2000 .
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      Extent: 326p.
      ISBN: 1842322486
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Vintage ,
      2010 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 10 August 2010.
      ISBN: 9780307474049
      Series: y separately published work icon Vintage International New York (City) : Vintage , 1993- 19532994 1993 series - publisher novel

      'William Faulkner, Philip Roth, Alice Munro, Thomas Mann, Doris Lessing, Albert Camus, V.S. Naipaul, Gabriel García Márquez, Salman Rushdie, Joan Didion, and Cormac McCarthy, among many others: Vintage International is devoted to publishing the best writing of the past century from the world over. Offering both classic and modern fiction and literary nonfiction in elegant editions, Vintage International aims to provide readers with world-class writing that has stood the test of time and essential works by the preeminent authors of today.'

      Source: Vintage.

Alternative title: Schackbradet
Language: Swedish
    • Stockholm,
      c
      Sweden,
      c
      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Geber ,
      1948 .
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      Extent: 349p.
      Reprinted: 1961 , 1983

Other Formats

  • Braille.
  • Sound recording.
  • Large print.

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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