Title THE CHESS MACHINE
Book Condition Fine in a fine dust jacket. New from the publisher! Translated from the German by Anthea Bell.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: The Penguin Press, 2007.
1594201269 / 9781594201264
Seller ID 55237.01
Löhr resurrects a chess-playing automaton in his generously imagined debut mystery. Set in 1770, a Baron in Hungary builds the chess engineering marvel. Löhr's eye for period detail and cast of eccentrics create an immersive and mirthful experience.
Chess Fiction. Translated Fiction. Mystery. First Books. German Literature. Historical Mystery.