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The Gameshouse is an unusual institution.

Many know it as the place where fortunes can be made and lost though games of chess, backgammon — every game under the sun.

But a select few, who are picked to compete in the higher league, know that some games are played for higher stakes — those of politics and empires, of economics and kings . . .

And now, the ultimate player is about to step forward.

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"An astonishing re-invention of the time travel narrative. Bold, magical and masterful."
Mike Carey, on The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
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