Cover of: Chessmen | Alfred Ernest James Mackett-Beeson


  • 119 Pages
  • 0.83 MB
  • English
Putnam , New York
Statement[by] A. E. J. Mackett-Beeson.
SeriesPleasures and treasures
LC ClassificationsNK9990.C4 M3 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5605126M
LC Control Number68012221

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Back on Lewis Island, the quiet Hebrides outpost where he was born (The Lewis Man,etc.), murder keeps stalking Fin McLeod, late of the Edinburgh CID—this time accompanied by harrowing revelations about his own early ng from a shelter where they’ve taken refuge from a passing storm, Fin and his childhood friend Whistler Macaskill realize that a bog burst has drained a.

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The House of Staunton chess boards are produced from a number of exotic woods. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 'The Chessmen' is the final installment of Peter May's Lewis Trilogy (the other two being The Blackhouse: Book One of the Lewis Trilogy and The Lewis Man: Book Two of the Lewis Trilogy) and one can certainly not claim he's been running out of steam at this point.

Like the other two, the book is a combination of a crime story and a growing up /5(31).