Chequer Board by Nevil Shute

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Written in English

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  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10222165M
ISBN 10043469911X
ISBN 109780434699117

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The Chequer Board is first and foremost a tale of friendship. It's the story of a man's search for meaning, discovered through the key events in the lives of some unlikely companions. Shute tells the story well, with plenty of twists to hold your interest.

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The Chequer Board is first and foremost a tale of friendship. It's the story of a man's search for meaning, discovered through the key events in the lives of some unlikely companions. Shute tells the story well, with plenty of twists to hold your interest. The way he describes the scenery throughout the book really makes the story come alive /5(39).

The chequer board. [Nevil Shute; Gordon Griffin] -- A man injured in a plane crash during World War II learns that he has only a year to live. He decides to find the other three men involved in the crash, one of whom might have been a murderer.

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The main characters of this fiction, historical story are John Turner, Phillip Morgan.4/5. Another recurrent theme is the bridging of social barriers such as class (Lonely Road and Landfall), race (The Chequer Board) or religion (Round the Bend). The Australian novels are individual hymns to that country, with subtle disparagement of the mores of the USA (Beyond the Black Stump) and overt antipathy towards the post-World War II.

The Chequer Board is the second of Shute's work I have read. The way he deals with death, and the knowing journey the dying take towards a higher understanding of their mortality is both moving and profound. See On the Beach. The novel evolves with his search for them and their position on the chequer board of life.

The only officer, besides Jackie, was a flyer who had married an immature, selfish young actress who soon cheated on him and asked for a divorce while he was away at War. Our book club is a mixed-race group containing some members old enough to recal the strength of prejudice Chequer Board book the USA during Chequer Board book s.

To them, the attitudes portrayed in "The Chequer Board" ring true. They related personal experiences that were every bit as shocking as those in the book/5(80). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Chequer Board by Nevil Shute at Barnes & Noble.

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The Chequer Board is a novel by Nevil Shute, first published in the United Kingdom in by William Heinemann Ltd. The novel deals fairly with the question of racism within the US forces during World War II and portrays black characters with great sympathy and by: 4.

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John Turner, a young man with a checkered past, has been told he has just one year to live. He decides to use his remaining time in search of three very different men he met in the hospital during the war, each of them in trouble of some kind: a pilot whose wife had betrayed him, a young corporal charged with killing a civilian in a brawl, and a black G.I.

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