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The Lady and the Unicorn

(2003)
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The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries are a set of six medieval tapestries. Beautiful, intricate and expertly made, they are also mysterious in their origin and meaning. Tapestries give an appearance of order and continuity, as if designed and made by one person, belying the complicated process required to create them. Weavers, patrons, designers, artists, merchants and apprentices were involved in their making, and behind them were the wives, daughters and servants who exercised influences over their men. Like the many strands of wool and silk woven together into one cloth, so these people came together in a complex dance to create the whole picture. Jean le Viste, a newly wealthy member of the French court, commissions the tapestries to hang in his chateau. Nicolas, his chosen designer, meets le Viste's wife Genevieve and his daughter Claude, both of whom take a keen interest in the tapestries. From Paris, Nicolas moves to a weaver's workshop in Brussels. The creation of the tapestries brings together people who would not otherwise meet - their lives become entangled, and so do their desires. As they fall in love, are shunned, take revenge, find unrequited love, turn to the church or to pagan ideals, the tapestries become to each an ideal vision of life - yet all discover that they are unable to make this ideal world their own.

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May 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 1-4352-9169-7 / 978-1-4352-9169-0 (USA edition)
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December 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lady and the Unicorn
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March 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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December 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-525-94767-1 / 978-0-525-94767-7 (USA edition)
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2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Lady And The Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-7865-4528-3 / 978-0-7865-4528-5 (USA edition)
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January 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-00-717231-1 / 978-0-00-717231-3 (UK edition)
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2010 : USA Paperback

Title: The Lady and the Unicorn Edition: reprint
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ISBN: 0-9659035-3-2 / 978-0-9659035-3-0 (USA edition)
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December 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn: A Novel
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ISBN: 0-452-28545-3 / 978-0-452-28545-3 (USA edition)
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2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lady And The Unicorn
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June 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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June 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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June 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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June 2003 : USA Paperback
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September 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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April 2015 : UK Audio CD
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June 2005 : USA Audio edition
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September 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
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ISBN: 0-00-717122-6 / 978-0-00-717122-4 (UK edition)
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September 2003 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-00-717123-4 / 978-0-00-717123-1 (UK edition)
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March 2004 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-7540-9495-2 / 978-0-7540-9495-1 (UK edition)
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February 2004 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn: Complete & Unabridged
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ISBN: 0-7540-8474-4 / 978-0-7540-8474-7 (UK edition)
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December 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-14-280021-X / 978-0-14-280021-8 (UK edition)
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January 2004 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-7927-3113-1 / 978-0-14-280034-8 (USA edition)
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January 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-7927-3112-3 / 978-0-7927-3112-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sound Library
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December 2003 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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ISBN: 0-14-280034-1 / 978-0-14-280034-8 (UK edition)
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April 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn
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December 2004 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Lady and the Unicorn: A Novel
Author(s): Tracy Chevalier
Publisher: Penguin Books
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