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Napoleon vs. the Turk, When the Master Warrior Met the Master MacHine

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ISBN-10: 1937056961

ISBN-13: 9781937056964

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tom Robertson, Matt Fullerty

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Napoleon Vs. the Turk is an exciting minute-by-minute drama loosely based on the real Turk and its match against Napoleon. It was first performed at the 2006 Toronto Fringe Festival, directed by Luke Davies.1809. Napoleon Bonaparte has invaded Austria and is working out a treaty at Schonbruun Palace. Also visiting Schonbruun is The Turk, a mechanical man seemingly able to play chess and defeat many seasoned players.Napoleon, a chess enthusiast, challenges the Turk to a game. But as Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, the last steward of the famous Turk, drunkenly recalls, all is not what it seems.Before the match, Maelzel feuds with his love, Lotte, who wants to stop the match and for Maelzel to give…    
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Book details

List price: $6.95
Publisher: Parkgate Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 102
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.21" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English