About this Item: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1993. By the end of the fifth book the double standards grew out of proportion. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyer's apprentice who schemes and swashbuckles his way to the helm of a mercantile empire. I must confess that I felt Dunnett was not fully in control of her material here. The Unicorn Hunt takes us from Scotland to the Sinai and just about everywhere in between.
Bookseller: , North Ayrshire, United Kingdom Michael Joseph, 1993. Despite all this Nicholas tries to be all business. Jacket painting by Nicky Palin. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Book 5 of the House of Niccolo series. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Will these two strong souls find common ground and brace themselves for a wedded life to come? Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy.
She often has a grand event, for example Carnival in Venice that she describes vividly. It would be a shame, for me, if that changed now. Nicholas will have to be very much more understanding, or charitable, than I would be. I St Catherine See Companion Vol. In the later part of the book, I found myself dragged at a dizzying pace from Bruges to the Tyrol and then on a tour of various picturesque spots encompassing half the Mediterranean and Egypt. After the cliffhanger ending of Scales of Gold, the story picks up again; Gelis has disappeared, apparently pregnant with Simon's Nicholas's arch enemy and father child. This book in the series is rich in atmosphere and historical detail and also a rewarding read in it's own right.
Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of Niccolo series. They are not without flaws and make mistakes and suffer from the consequences. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Used - Good, Versandfertig in 1 - 2 Werktagen, Versand aus Schottland, Versandzeit 7-21 Tage. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.
The child may or may not exist, may or may not be healthy, and for most of the book is to all intents and purposes as mythical as the unicorn. The Unicorn Hunt confirms Dorothy Dunnett as the genre's finest practitioner. Almost like she has some great secret that will just destroy everyone. Jacket has a closed tear to upper spine and is moderately rubbed at corners. I Ch 39 Kiss any arm you cannot break See Companion Vol. It's also the first book of the second half, and things are definitely different. His rivals include Anselm Adorne and his party, including his rather engaging niece Katelijne.
I am getting too wrapped up in these books and am not getting anything else done! Dunnett died 9 November 2001, having sold half a million copies internationally. She draws you into the book and then keeps you there like a river with a strong current that sweeps you along over rocks and rapids as well as thundering waterfalls of action and emotion. Die Seiten sind aber sauber, intakt und die Bindung ist unbeschädigt. Please note this book is over 20 years old. I Sinai, Mount See Companion Vol. Sinai, of all places, Cyprus, and then back to Venice. I Ch 36 galabiya See Companion Vol.
Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Breathlessly paced, sparkling with wit. Drawn into the politics of the young Scottish court, he tangles once again with Simon de St Pol and makes an enemy of Anselm Adorne. From United Kingdom to U. An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. When last seen, Niccolo had returned triumphant from Africa, content at last with the wisdom received from a beloved spiritual teacher and the devotion of Gelis, his beautiful, courageous bride.
I Rankin See Companion Vol. First edition copy, in unclipped dustjacket. Along the way, he makes a number of discoveries, learns some painful truths and is forced to confront all manner of demons. The condition of this book is as stated above, however this book is slightly damaged in some way. Katelinje is one of Dunnett's young, smart, skinny girls who adds comic relief as well as wisdom. From United Kingdom to U. First printing hard cover with dust jacket.
I was somewhat surprised when Nicholas and Katolina were reconciled, but if these two do…. I'm amazed at how much I learned about world history from her books. At least in that case Dunnett had the daughters hating their mother for it and she killed Marian pretty soon. Her impeccable research is second to none. Please note this book is over 20 years old. I felt manipulated for the first time reading Dunnett. Tous nos articles sont en bonne condition - des marques, notes et signes d'usure minimums.