|Statement||[by Carolyn Frewer]. Uncommon sense ; [by Zo e Bailey].|
|Contributions||Bailey, Zo e., British Broadcasting Corporation.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 sound cassette (20 min. each side) :|
|Number of Pages||20|
The Lady and the Unicorn is Tracy Chevalier’s answer to the mystery behind one of the art world’s great masterpieces—a set of bewitching medieval tapestries that hangs today in the Cluny Museum in Paris. They appear to portray the seduction of a unicorn, but the story behind their making is unknown—until now. A book which on many levels is informative. It is a good read and full of a society with so many double standards. It was interesting to follow this book up with reading Rummer Godden's book also called The Lady and the Unicorn.4/4(). The Last Unicorn is a fantasy novel by American author Peter S. Beagle and published in , by Viking Press in the U.S. and The Bodley Head in the U.K. It follows the tale of a unicorn, who believes she is the last of her kind in the world and undertakes a quest to discover what has happened to the others. It has sold more than five million copies worldwide since its original publication Author: Peter S. Beagle. A tour de force of history and imagination, The Lady and the Unicorn is Tracy Chevalier’s answer to the mystery behind one of the art world’s great masterpieces—a set of bewitching medieval tapestries that hangs today in the Cluny Museum in Paris. They appear to portray the seduction of a unicorn, but the story behind their making is unknown—until now/5(95).
The art in this case is a fifteenth century series of tapestries, known as the Lady and the Unicorn cycle. Chevalier produces the scant historical record in a note at the end of her text. The Lady and the Unicorn took me back. I mean literally took me back, I grew up with my mothers steamy romance novels, Johanna Lindsey and Rosemary Rogers and that was the general feel of this book. The hero, Rafe, (squee love that name for a hero!!) is a self made billionaire, jaded by life, he just takes what he wants/5. The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier pp, HarperCollins, £15 In lateth century Paris, a parvenu nobleman commissions a set of Author: Helen Falconer. 1. The Lady and the Unicorn is based on real tapestries of the same name. Does the knowledge that The Lady and the Unicorn is based on real events and people affect your reading? If so, how? 2. The novel is structured around the making of the tapestries, from their conception to their completion.
The Lady and the Unicorn (French: La Dame à la licorne) is the modern title given to a series of six tapestries woven in Flanders from wool and silk, from designs ("cartoons") drawn in Paris around The set, on display in the Musée national du Moyen Âge (former Musée de Cluny) in Paris, is often considered one of the greatest works of art of the Middle Ages in Europe. The Lady and the Unicorn [Large Print] (Book #1 in the Clanad Series) by Iris Johansen. Rated stars. See Customer Reviews. Select Format. Hardcover. $ - $ Hardcover $ - $ Mass Market Paperback. $ Mass Market Paperback $ Select Condition. Like New. Unavailable. Like New Unavailable. Very Good. $ Very Good /5(2). The Lady And the Unicorn was the fifth novel to be released by Iris Johansen and is the 29th installment in the series of Loveswept books. The release date of this story was January The Lady And The Unicorn book description. Bewitching art experts and enthusiasts alike for centuries, the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries hang today in the Cluny Museum in Paris. In each, an elegant lady and a unicorn stand or sit on an island of grass surrounded by a rich background of animals and flowers.