• Whispering Gallery 133

A House of Niccolò timeline provides the background for Whispering Gallery 133's review of the Dunnett Carnival of Venice in September 2016: publication of the talks enjoyed by the Revellers; overviews of each of the day’s outings; singular aspects of Venice that made an impression on the participants; a moving tribute to the event; and as many gorgeous images taken by the Society’s talented photographers as can be squeezed in.  Alongside these, we continue our two series examining Dorothy Dunnett’s lexicon and the role of birds in her work. We examine how the character of Agnes Herries develops from romantic fantasist, and consider the historical novels in which our author may have immersed herself as a young reader.

Contents of Issue 133, sent to Dorothy Dunnett Society members in December 2016

  • The Chairman’s Column
  • Trustees’ Notice Board
  • Members’ Page
  • Event Report
  • A Dunnett Lexicon
  • Have You Read?
  • Venice as a Character in The House of Niccolò
  • The Dunnett Carnival of Venice: Overviews, Aspects of Venice and Memories of Venice
  • Venetian Art in the Age of Niccolò
  • Real and Metaphorical Birds in the Dunnett Novels
  • Talking Point
  • Who-Dunnett?
  • That’s Relevant!

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Whispering Gallery 133

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