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The Unicorn Hunt: The House of Niccolo 5 Paperback – 24 November 1994

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Praise for Dorothy Dunnett -- - ― -

A storyteller who could teach Scheherazade a thing or two about pace, suspense and imaginative invention

-- - ― New York Times

Marvellous, breathtaking -- - ― The Times

A masterpiece of historical fiction -- - ― Washington Post

One of the greatest tale-spinners since Dumas -- - ― Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lashings of excitement, colour and subtlety

-- - ― The Times

Vivid, engaging, densely plotted - are almost certainly destined to be counted among the classics of popular fiction -- - ― New York Times

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The exquisitely-researched standalone prequel series to Dorothy Dunnett's revered Lymond Chronicles, following the ancestors of Francis Crawford of Lymond in Continental Europe

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Michael Joseph; 1st edition (24 November 1994)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 880 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0140112677
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0140112672
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.9 x 3.5 x 19.8 cm
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DOROTHY DUNNETT was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. She is the author of the Francis Crawford of Lymond novels; the House of Niccol&ograve; novels; seven mysteries; King Hereafter, an epic novel about Macbeth; and the text of The Scottish Highlands, a book of photographs by David Paterson, on which she collaborated with her husband, Sir Alastair Dunnett. In 1992 she was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to literature. Lady Dunnett died in 2001.

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