The Unicorn Hunt: The House of Niccolo,Vol.5

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The fifth title in the "House of Niccolo" sequence, recreating the perilous world of trade, war and banking in Renaissance Europe. Niccolo has returned to Venice from Africa - richer, wiser yet ever unpredictable. He journeys to Scotland, closer at hand to the secrets of his birth.

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"The finest living writer of historical fiction" --"The Washington Post Book World"
"Alive with spectacle and pageantry....[Her] army of fans...should continue to swell.... Dunnett has done it again." --"The Washington Post Book World"
"Another rousing, utterly convincing adventure.... Readers are bound to ask for more." --"Kirkus Reviews"

"The finest living writer of historical fiction" The Washington Post Book World
"Alive with spectacle and pageantry....[Her] army of fans...should continue to swell.... Dunnett has done it again." The Washington Post Book World
"Another rousing, utterly convincing adventure.... Readers are bound to ask for more." Kirkus Reviews"

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Dorothy Dunnett is best known for her two superb series of historical fiction - The Lymond Chronicles, and The House of Niccolo - set in the 15th and 16th centuries and ranging all over Europe and the Mediterranean while being anchored in Scotland, and for King Hereafter, the 11th century story of Earl Thorfinn of Orkney whom Dorothy believed was also King Macbeth. She died 9 November 2001.

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