paperback, 158 pages, Everyman Chess 2001
Alekhine's Defence is a sharp and often underrated counter to 1 e4. Black immediately challenges the white e-pawn and tries to lure White into constructing a big central position. Black's hopes is that White's central installations will become unwieldy and vulnerable. Whether you want to play the Alekhine, or want to know what to do against is as White, this book will be an essential addition to your armoury.