Duchamp Versus Einstein
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Duchamp Versus Einstein

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"A luminous game of chess between art and science that is played across the page with lethal precision." - John W. Campbell Award-winning Lavie Tidhar

Inspired by Marcel Duchamp's archived letters, Duchamp versus Einstein is a science fiction novelette spanning some of the most monumental events of the 20th century, and bringing together two of the most transformative figures of the era in art and science for a surreal chess match that could reshape history.
File Under: Science Fiction [ First Encounters | Dada | Manhattan Project | Endgame ]
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Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 106 x 175 x 10.16mm | 81.65g
  • Angry Robot
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 085766834X
  • 9780857668349
  • 2,439,790

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"Duchamp Versus Einstein is a marvellously crafted amalgam of art, science and chess, surely no easy task. The tale weaves 20th-century history together with the thread of present-day human predicament. It's your move." "A luminous game of chess between art and science that is played across the page with lethal precision." "Deeply engaging, and cleverly weaves history and chess into a thought provoking tale!" "A thought-provoking read, and at the same time an expansion of chess endgame theory! Only Einstein could save an endgame with just a king against king and queen!"
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About Christopher Hinz

CHRISTOPHER HINZ is the author of several science fiction books. Liege-Killer won the Compton Crook Award for best first novel and was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer. He has written screenplays and a graphic novel, scripted comics for DC and Marvel, and has worked as a newspaper reporter and technical administrator of a small TV station. Etan Ilfeld is the author of Beyond Contemporary Art and holds a physics degree from Stanford University. He is a US chess master and the inventor of Diving Chess.
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Rating details

64 ratings
2.91 out of 5 stars
5 9% (6)
4 16% (10)
3 38% (24)
2 31% (20)
1 6% (4)
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