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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The Thief is a great continuation of the Gameshouse. Now after reading this novella I can see that Claire North is playing a game herself that I look forward to exploring in the last story.
This second book gets better from the number one, it has more action, different games are played, the developing idea makes you curious and thirsty for more.
Fun novella. Familiar writing if you enjoyed any of Clair's other work. Recommended if you like the Fifteen Lives of Harry August or Touch.
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