Kasparov defined chess as 'the most violent sport in existence'. Part psychological thriller, part allegory, THE LUNEBURG VARIATION tells the story of a duel to the death, of a chess game that remained unfinished over fifty years. When an impeccable German businessman is found shot dead in the garden of his home, without any explanation for his apparent 'suicide', a mystery unfolds which carries the reader to the dead man's roots in pre-war Vienna, to his rivalry with a brilliant young Jewish player, and to the terrible ...

The Luneburg Variation 1999, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

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Luneburg Variation 1998, Holt McDougal, New York, NY

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The Luneburg Variation 1998, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

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The Luneburg Variation 1997, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

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