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The queen's gambit —Tevis, Walter S.

Beth Harmon becomes an orphan when her parents are killed in an automobile accident. At eight years old, she is placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, where the children are given a tranquillizer twice a day...

The hustler

New York. Ames Billiards, with high ceilings and air of hushed concentration, is a church of pool. "Fast" Eddie Felson enters as an innocent con man and leaves with a taste of what the world can do, that talent alone wil...

The queen's gambit —Tevis, Walter S., author.
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Eight-year-old orphan Beth Harmon is quiet, sullen and by all appearances, unremarkable. That is, until she plays her first game of chess. Her senses grow sharper, her thinking clearer and for the first time in her life,...

The man who fell to Earth
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A daring exploration of science fiction as an art form. The story of an alien on an elaborate rescue mission provides the launching pad for Roeg's visual tour de force, a formally adventurous examination of alienation.

Walter Tevis Sci-Fi Novels : The Man Who Fell to Earth, Mockingbird, The Steps of the Sun —Tevis, Walter S., author.

"Three science fiction novels from the Nebula Award-nominated author of The Hustler and The Color of Money . The Man Who Fell to Earth After his home planet is devastated by war, an alien disguised as a human comes to Ea...

The color of money
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Fast Eddie Felson forms a profitable alliance with the flashy and talented young pool shark Vince, but all bets are off when Vince's arrogance costs them more than just a few matches.