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The Dorothy Dunnett Companion (Volume II) (2002)

by Elspeth Morrison

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The Dorothy Dunnet companion provides an encyclopaedic guide to the historical world she describes in her novels, illuminating the rich tapestry of fact and allusion, of historial personages and places, events and politics, literary references and music that colour her work. This reference book covers both her Lymond sequence, which explores the intricacies of 16th century history, and the House of Niccolo series, set in the 15th century world of trade and war and banking. Arranged alphabetically, it is a treasure trove of information that provides a concise, complete yet idiosyncratic picture of the period.… (more)
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If you love Dorothy Dunnett's Niccolo or Lymond series, or if you wondered what Lymond meant by some obscure poetic or classical reference and want to expand your knowledge, The Dorothy Dunnett Companion Volume I & II are must-haves. ( )
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The Dorothy Dunnet companion provides an encyclopaedic guide to the historical world she describes in her novels, illuminating the rich tapestry of fact and allusion, of historial personages and places, events and politics, literary references and music that colour her work. This reference book covers both her Lymond sequence, which explores the intricacies of 16th century history, and the House of Niccolo series, set in the 15th century world of trade and war and banking. Arranged alphabetically, it is a treasure trove of information that provides a concise, complete yet idiosyncratic picture of the period.

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