The Lady and the Unicorn
Publish date: 2004
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
I'm on a roll - reading authors/genres I *know* I won't like. Tracy Chevalier is perhaps my most love-to-hate author. I haven't really liked anything she's written since Girl With a Pearl Earring (which I read when I was a dummy undergrad so we really can't trust that assessment). Chevalier is th...
It's not often you find a historical book that doesn't info dump you with famous people (like the entirety of the Tudors). So I'm pretty intrigued to find out what this book has to offer.
This was a fantastic read! This is the first book I've read by Tracy Chevalier, and I loved her writing style and voice.Each chapter was written from the perspective of a different character, which can be really hit or miss. But each chapter made me love that character more, and gave me more insight...
An interesting idea and a clever conceit, but I really didn't care much what happened to the characters and wanted to slap Nicholas!
Incredibly clunky and just flat-out dull. If you've read Girl With a Pearl Earring you can pretty much track where this story's going to go. It's very predictable and the sexual subplots were laughable in places. Sorry, Ms Chevalier, but this was just not worth my time, even for the really lovely sc...