‘The Lady and the Unicorn’ by Tracy Chevalier

Chevalier writes historical novels where artists and their work provide the context for the development of the narrative and the creation of fictional characters. In this precious short novel she uses the famous medieval tapestries as the background for a story of love, desire, loss, and coming of age. The story is told by different … More ‘The Lady and the Unicorn’ by Tracy Chevalier

Monstrous Little Voices

This little book was an unexpected finding and a lovely gift from my son. It is based on the same principle that led Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman to create Shakespeare in Love. In a certain way, it is also a literary manifestation of a concept that Marvel has brought into the movies by creating … More Monstrous Little Voices