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The hunt of the unicorn

Chris Humphreys

The hunt of the unicorn

by Chris Humphreys

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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Despite strange dreams and her ailing father"s firm belief in the family lore of a long-ago ancestor"s connection to the mythical unicorn, fifteen-year-old New Yorker Elayne remains skeptical until, during a school visit to the unicorn tapestries in the Cloisters, she finds herself entering a tumulteous world where she must fulfill the legacy of her ancestors by taming the unicorn and bringing a tyrant to justice.

Edition Notes

StatementChris Humphreys
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H89737 Hun 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24494509M
ISBN 109780375858727, 9780375958724, 9780375896248
LC Control Number2010030852

  Buy The Hunt of the Unicorn Reprint by Humphreys, C. C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1.   In , the Cloisters—the museum of medieval art in upper Manhattan—began a renovation of the room where the seven tapestries known as “The Hunt of the Unicorn” hang.

The Unicorn Hunt. by Dorothy Dunnett. House of Niccolo Series (Book 5) Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it . The Hunt of the Unicorn (Book): Humphreys, C. C.: Despite strange dreams and her ailing father's firm belief in the family lore of a long-ago ancestor's connection to the mythical unicorn, fifteen-year-old New Yorker Elayne remains skeptical until, during a school visit to the unicorn tapestries in the Cloisters, she finds herself entering a tumulteous world where she must fulfill the legacy.

‎ Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Unicorn Hunt by Dorothy Dunnett, read by John Banks. 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 -.   The hunt A famous series of 16th century Parisian tapestries, now housed in The New York Metropolitan Museum’s “The Cloisters,” depicts a unicorn. The seven scenes, also called the “Hunt of the Unicorn” have strong ties to the Paschal Mystery, with the unicorn being captured, killed and then shown alive again in the last tapestry.


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Everyone says that a unicorn has the power to heal the sick and lucky for Elayne she happens to know a unicorn. The story is mostly told from Elayne’s point of view but there is a few times where you get to glimpse into the mind of the unicorn, Moonspell/5(6).

The Hunt of the Unicorn by C.C. Humphreys This book is amazing. This book is about a girl and a unicorn in a fantasy world, on a mission to fulfill a promise made before them. They fulfilled it but now there is a problem in the other world. They traveled there through many adventures and try to save the world.

This book is awesome if you like fantasy and fairy tales/5. ‎The Hunt of the Unicorn on Apple Books ‎He would be king one day, and called as king to be wise for his people. ‘The Hunt of the Unicorn is one of the best fantasy books for young adult readers to be written in the last few years. It has a good story with the fast plot typical of an adventure.

From fable to legend, these wondrous beasts enchant us. Healers or harmers, no one truly knows the heart and horn of the unicorn—dare you seek the answers.

A collection of tales featuring unicorns and magical of Contents1. Hidden Eyes. The Unicorn Hunt takes us from Scotland to the Sinai and just about everywhere in between. After an attempted murder in Scotland we make a short and interesting visit to the Tyrol, and Nicholas is nearly killed in Egy Book 5 of the House of Niccolo series/5.

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Breathlessly paced, sparkling with wit. The Unicorn Hunt confirms Dorothy Dunnett as the genre's finest practitioner. From the Trade Paperback edition. The unicorn’s power resonates in a series of tapestries woven hundreds of years ago. Explore these enigmatic weavings through an artist’s interpretation with the full-color photos of Utopia of the Unicorn: The Hunt of the Unicorn Tapestries (a Travel Photo Art book).Author: Laine Cunningham.

About The Unicorn Hunt. 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.

The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe. Attacked by a griffin, befriended by a talking snake, pursued by a lecherous king, Elayne must somehow find the skills and the courage she needs to save the two beings she loves most in.

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From shop KingsleyPublishing. 5 out of 5 stars () reviews $ Favorite Add to. The Hunt of the Unicorn - C.C. Humphreys - Google Books Elayne thinks the old family story that one of her ancestors stepped through a tapestry into a world of mythical beasts makes a great /5(2).

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Pages of awkward exposition, via the hackneyed device of an ancestor's journal, launch a lackluster story. Once upon a time, Elayne's ancestor journeyed to and escaped from.

Buy a cheap copy of The Unicorn Hunt book by Dorothy Dunnett. With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical Free shipping over $ Hunt of the Unicorn / Posted on April 11th, Produced inthis video was created in conjunction with the loan exhibition Masterpieces of Tapestry.

It explores the The Cloisters' Unicorn tapestries, retelling the story they depict and interpreting the symbolic meanings of the mythic creature. Buy a cheap copy of The Hunt of the Unicorn book by C.C. Humphreys. Elayne thinks the old family story that one of her ancestors stepped through a tapestry into a world of mythical beasts makes a great fireside tale.

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