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The Game of Kings

The Game of Kings
Book One in the Legendary Lymond Chronicles

by Dorothy Dunnett

  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2019-05-14
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN : 9780525565246
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Combining all the political intrigue of Game of Thrones with the sweeping romanticism of Outlander, Dorothy Dunnett's legendary Lymond Chronicles have enthralled readers for decades and amassed legions of devoted fans. The first book in the series introduces Dunnett's unforgettable antihero as he returns to Scotland with a wild plan to redeem his reputation and save his home. The year is 1547. Scotland is clinging to independence after a humiliating English invasion. Paradoxically, the country's freedom may depend on a man who stands accused of treason. He is Francis Crawford of Lymond, a scapegrace nobleman of crooked felicities and murderous talents, with a scholar's erudition and a wicked tongue. Clawing his way back into a country that has outlawed him, and to a family that has turned its back on him, Lymond will prove that he has both the will and the cunning to clear his name and defend his people--no matter the cost.

The Lymond Chronicles Box Set: Books 1 - 3

The Lymond Chronicles Box Set: Books 1 - 3
The Game of Kings, Queens' Play, The Disorderly Knights

by Dorothy Dunnett

  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2019-07-09
  • Pages : 1696
  • ISBN : 059308120X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Combining all the political intrigue of Game of Thrones with the sweeping romanticism of Outlander, Dorothy Dunnett’s legendary Lymond Chronicles have enthralled readers for decades and amassed legions of devoted fans. The journey begins with the three books included in this set: The Game of Kings, Queens' Play, and The Disorderly Knights. In 1547, Francis Crawford of Lymond is disgraced and newly escaped from captivity. Returning to his beloved Scotland, he soon embarks on a fantastic journey that will take him from the castles and glens of his ancestral home, to the decadent French Court, to the battlegrounds of crusading knights in Malta—a quest which will require him to risk everything in order to redeem his reputation and protect his homeland.

The Ultimate Guide to Dorothy Dunnett's the Game of Kings

The Ultimate Guide to Dorothy Dunnett's the Game of Kings
An Illustrated, Encyclopedic Resource of Translations and Historical, Literary, Mythological, Musical, and Poetic References, in the Order in Which They Appear in the Book

by Laura Caine Ramsey J. D.

  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 2013-10-02
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9781478260332
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Enter undaunted the world of Dorothy Dunnett's first chef-d' vre, The GAME of KINGS. Exhaustively researched, this compilation follows the book page-by-page, providing useful translations, illustrations, lost definitions, and historical facts to faithfully shed light on the story. Designed to elucidate the mid-16th century for the 21st century reader, the Guide enriches one's experience of The Lymond Chronicles, providing deeper understanding and an appreciation for the discernment, subtlety, and scope of Dorothy Dunnett's extraordinary writing."

Kings of New York

Kings of New York
A Book

by Michael Weinreb

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2008-03-01
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0224077724
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Edward R Murrow School, Brooklyn, New York. An unconventional group of kids at an unconventional school located in the heart of the most unconventional city in America is making headlines. With a chess club. In The Kings of New York, writer Michael Weinreb spends a year with the Murrow chess team, from cash games in Washington Square Park to state tournaments in Nashville, bringing to life an eccentric cast of characters. Meet Sal, Lithuanian self-proclaimed 'stupid, lazy genius'; Ilya, a shy Ukrainian immigrant; Oscar Santana, a Puerto Rican teen; Nataliya, the only girl on the team; and coach Eliot Weiss - a former pro ice-hockey player turned maths teacher. They're a true cross-section of New York: immigrants, natives, rich, poor, black, and white, kids who couldn't be more different except when it comes to one thing - chess. The Kings of New York is the story of how these eight boys and girls battle their differences to come together as a team, and how they face their victories and disappointments. Above all, it's the story of a group of gifted misfits searching for the silence and order and strange beauty that can be found within those sixty-four squares on a chess board.

The Game of Kings

The Game of Kings
A Book

by Peter J. Michael

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2010-11
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN : 9780646546483
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A Clash of Kings

A Clash of Kings
A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Two

by George R. R. Martin

  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 2003-01-01
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN : 0553897853
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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THE BOOK BEHIND THE SECOND SEASON OF GAME OF THRONES, AN ORIGINAL SERIES NOW ON HBO. A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: BOOK TWO In this thrilling sequel to A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin has created a work of unsurpassed vision, power, and imagination. A Clash of Kings transports us to a world of revelry and revenge, wizardry and warfare unlike any we have ever experienced. A comet the color of blood and flame cuts across the sky. And from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions struggle for control of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, preparing to stake their claims through tempest, turmoil, and war. It is a tale in which brother plots against brother and the dead rise to walk in the night. Here a princess masquerades as an orphan boy; a knight of the mind prepares a poison for a treacherous sorceress; and wild men descend from the Mountains of the Moon to ravage the countryside. Against a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and murder, victory may go to the men and women possessed of the coldest steel . . . and the coldest hearts. For when kings clash, the whole land trembles.

The Game of Kings

The Game of Kings
A Book

by Gwynedd Sudworth

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1977-01-01
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN : 9780709158707
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Based on the life of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick.

The Manner of the Kingdom

The Manner of the Kingdom
Rules of the Game of Kings and Queens

by Ti Burtzloff

  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 2015-09-20
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781517384470
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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It is not really clearly understood what this book is exactly: nor how it came about and so forth; therefore, all that we can really do to best offer a description of this book is to provide a sample of it that one may read > And the king shall appoint unto himself a couple of knights to be his horsemen; and sometimes the knights of the king shall be able to run in the beginning even before his chariots run; for the horsemen shall be able to leap over the chariots and run out into the battle-field ahead of the pawns. And he will appoint him captains over thousands, and captains over fifties; and will set them strategically upon the Chess-board in order to plow his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war, and instruments of his chariots and so forth. And until one memorizes the patterns which result in victory, one must simply take each move step by step and play it by ear. Let the people which want a king to rule over them, study to play this board game which I have made available as an ensample of what your lives will be like from the day that you appoint one of your fellow-men to have rule over your own souls. And the king, whom you set up for yourselves to have dominion over you, will take your daughters to be confectionaries, and to be cooks, and to be bakers, and to be his virgins. For the king will take the virginity of every daughter before he suffers her to lie in the same bed as her husband. The king will require the flower from every girl which is betrothed to an husband. For the reasoning of the counselors and scribes and (Bishops) of the kingdom shall be that the king is better than the average citizens of the kingdom; and therefore, it shall be preferred to breed kings into the earth, rather than to breed peasants and farmers and servants and so forth. And the king, whom you set up for yourselves to have dominion over your own souls, will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your olive yards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants. And at the counsel of the (Bishops) which will stand next to the king and queen, filling their heads with ideas of how best to oppress the kingdom (which is you) in order to satisfy their lust of greed for the sake of more filthy lucre; they shall advise their kings to build fancy church buildings and establish rituals regarding tithes & offerings. And the king, whom you will worship, will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his own servants. And he will take your menservants, and your maidservants, and your goodliest young men, and your strongest donkeys, and your choicest rooks, and your female asses, and put them all to his own idea of work. And so, Samuel (with help) from some wood-cutters, carved sculptures which were symbolic of kings and queens and knights and bishops and rooks and pawns and created an animated pattern of war and oppression; hoping that the people would realize the results of war and shun the ideas of violence and turn from the illusiveness of division in consciousness, and cease to view distinctions between so-called kingdoms and cultures which perceive that they are not (one) based off of the deceitful divisiveness of imaginary borders. Howbeit, the people craved killing, and the spilling of blood was an excitement for them, and they loved the board game, and they used it for entertainment, rather than for an actual illustration of the consequences of what would manifest if they set kings over themselves in order to rule and oppress them and have dominion over their own souls and render themselves like as unto the beasts. And all the people shouted, and said, God save the king. And that began to be the object of the game of kings and queens. To save the king from being trapped into a snare which they named Check-Mate became the goal of the game which they named Chess. Now behold; this book is not for those which have no faith. For they shall profit nothing from it.

A Game of Kings and Paupers

A Game of Kings and Paupers
Volume I

by Young Song

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2020-04-07
  • Pages : 359
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The battles that raged across the known world are over. The war is done. In the end, Bataar the Conqueror had become Emperor. With his rise to power, the world hoped that peace would be established.But there was still death, cruelty, and suffering brought forth by the hands of his armies. Hyun-Ki, a man whose life has been destroyed, concocts a plan. He will march to the Royal City, seek and audience with the Emperor, and present him with a challenge he cannot refuse. To experience defeat. Unknown to Hyun-Ki, however, are the Emperor's hidden schemes. Now, caught in Bataar's machinations, he will discover that there is more to lose than ever before, and to survive will lead to a life beyond his grasp. If you enjoyed this, check out my other books: The War Maiden Series: Book 1: War Maiden Book 2: Heritage of Honor Book 3: Legacy of Loss

A Clash of Kings

A Clash of Kings
The a Game of Thrones Board Game Expansion

by Fantasy Flight Games,Fantasy Flight

  • Publisher : Fantasy Flight Games
  • Release : 2004-12-15
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9781589941595
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This new expansion will include rules and components for the following: The new House Martell (for playing the game with 6 players; includes new cards, tokens, and a large gameboard overlay); An alternative higher-powered set of House Cards for all six Houses; Rules and components for managing the ports of Westeros; New wooden tokens for the powerful but vulnerable Siege Engines; Wooden Fortification tokens; and Special order tokens for every house. A Clash of Kings will require the main A Game of Thrones Board Game to play.

Game of Kings

Game of Kings
A Year Among the Oddballs and Geniuses Who Make Up America's Top HighSchool Ches s Team

by Michael Weinreb

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2007-12-27
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1440622116
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A year with the boy geniuses of the nation's top high school chess team, now in paperback with a new afterword Edward R. Murrow High School has long been one of New York's public-education success stories, a school where there are no varsity sports, and the closest thing to jocks is found on the powerhouse chess team. Award-winning sportswriter Michael Weinreb follows the members of the Murrow chess team through an entire season. Weinreb delves into the history of chess in America, following the stories of greats such as Bobby Fischer, for whom the world within the chessboard is as easy to comprehend as the world beyond it is difficult.

A Clash of Kings: The Graphic Novel: Volume One

A Clash of Kings: The Graphic Novel: Volume One
A Book

by George R. R. Martin

  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 2018-10-02
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1984817469
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The first volume of a four-part graphic novel adaptation of the second book in George R. R. Martin’s landmark Song of Ice and Fire series, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones. The four-part graphic novel adaptation of A Game of Thrones proved that George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire has the power to enchant in any medium. Now the story continues as New York Times bestselling author Landry Q. Walker and illustrator Mel Rubi introduce a thrilling new series based on the second book in the landmark saga. Time is out of joint. The summer of peace and plenty, ten years long, is drawing to a close, and the harsh, chill winter approaches like an angry beast. Two great leaders—Lord Eddard Stark and King Robert Baratheon—who held sway over an age of enforced peace are dead, victims of royal treachery. Now, from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding walls of Winterfell, chaos reigns as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms prepare to stake their claims through tempest, turmoil, and war. As a prophecy of doom cuts across the sky—a comet the color of blood and flame—six factions struggle for control of a divided land. Eddard’s son Robb has declared himself King in the North. In the south, Joffrey, the heir apparent, rules in name only, victim of the scheming courtiers who teem over King’s Landing. Robert Baratheon’s two brothers each seek his own dominion, while a disfavored house turns once more to conquest. And a continent away, an exiled queen, the Mother of Dragons, risks everything to lead her precious brood across a hard, hot desert to win back the crown that is rightfully hers. Against a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and murder, the price of glory may be measured in blood. And the spoils of victory may just go to the men and women possessed of the coldest steel . . . and the coldest hearts. For when rulers clash, all the land feels the tremors.

Chess, the Game of Kings, the King of Games

Chess, the Game of Kings, the King of Games
As Played by Recreational Groups in the Chicago Park District

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1936
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A Game of Thrones RPG

A Game of Thrones RPG
A Clash of Kings Supplement

by Jesse Scoble

  • Publisher : Guardians of Order
  • Release : 2004-12-13
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9781894938303
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The epic fantasy game continues in A Clash of Kings, the Game of Thrones RPG supplement that covers the events of novel #2 of George R. R. Martin's masterpiece of fantasy literature, A Song of Ice and Fire. Explore the magic and mysteries of the Iron Throne, Seven Kingdoms, noble houses, and Night's Watch - against a backdrop of incest, fratricide, alchemy, and murder! The book features dual stats for the d20 and Tri-Stat Systems, and includes new magic rules and character options.

The Game of Kings Motivational Coloring Book for Adults

The Game of Kings Motivational Coloring Book for Adults
Advanced Children's Workbook, Adult Motivational Coloring Book with Empowering Quotes

by Lantz de Contreras

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2020-07-09
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9781951428228
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A Game of Thrones 4-Book Bundle

A Game of Thrones 4-Book Bundle
A Song of Ice and Fire Series: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Feast for Crows

by George R. R. Martin

  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 2011-03-22
  • Pages : 3264
  • ISBN : 0345529065
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The perfect gift for fans of HBO's Game of Thrones—a boxed set featuring the first four novels! George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series has become, in many ways, the gold standard for modern epic fantasy. Martin—dubbed the "American Tolkien" by Time magazine—has created a world that is as rich and vital as any piece of historical fiction, set in an age of knights and chivalry and filled with a plethora of fascinating, multidimensional characters that you love, hate to love, or love to hate as they struggle for control of a divided kingdom. This bundle includes the following novels: A GAME OF THRONES A CLASH OF KINGS A STORM OF SWORDS A FEAST FOR CROWS

Book On Chess

Book On Chess
Learn The Game Of Kings, Generals, Conquerors, And Intellectuals For Beginners: Beginner Chess Tips

by Dana Brana

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2021-03
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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How to become an expert in chess? Chess is an interesting sport and requires a lot of acumen in every move. If you are a new player then these books will make you the winner of the matches with your friends. Through four books, you are going to learn what you will need to know: Quickly and confidently move every piece from Pawn to King Set up the board from memory quickly and correctly. Every. Single. Time Identify the little-known reason most beginners lose and how to use it to your advantage Play your first 10 moves so you control the game Bend the rules with little-known Chess moves (it's not cheating!) Use four diabolical openings to conquer your friends today How to use chess tactics to "steal" pieces from your opponents Turn your opponent's own pieces against him Use one simple checkmate technique most beginners overlook Recognize the most common checkmates and when to use them And much much more!

The Game of Kings Motivational Coloring Book 2 for Adults

The Game of Kings Motivational Coloring Book 2 for Adults
Advanced Children's Workbook, Adult Motivational Coloring Book with Empowering Quotes

by Lantz de Contreras

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2020-09-20
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9781951428235
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland

The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland
With Tunes, Singing-rhymes, and Methods of Playing According to the Variants Extant and Recorded in Different Parts of the Kingdom

by Alice Bertha Gomme

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1894
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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My Sassy Girl #6

My Sassy Girl #6
A Book

by Ho Sik Kim,Fantasy Flight Games,Dae Hong Min

  • Publisher : ComicsOne Corporation
  • Release : 2005-01-01
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9781588993113
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Geon-woo has begun to write about his relationship and experiences with his "Sassy" girlfirend, much to the trepidation of his significant other. Could it be because other young women are starting to show interest in the humble Geon-Woo?