The Gameshouse is an unusual institution.

Many know it as the place where fortunes can be made and lost through 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 . . .

In 1930s Bangkok, one higher league player has just been challenged to a game of hide and seek. The board is all of Thailand — and the seeker may use any means possible to hunt down his quarry — be it police, government, strangers or even spies . . .

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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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