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   Chequer Board, The, by Nevil Shute  
  Novel, first publication in 1947
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      John Turner, who has had a head injury in an air crash, is told that he has only a year to live. He decides to spend his last months making the journey to Rangoon, Burma, in a flying boat to rescue a friend who has gone native.

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