Sixth in the legendary "Lymond Chronicles, Checkmate takes place in 1557, where Francis Crawford of Lymond is once again in France, leading an army against England.
Sixth in the legendary Lymond Chronicles, Checkmate takes place in 1557, where Francis Crawford of Lymond is once again in France, leading an army against England.
The Lymond Chronicles is a series of six novels written by Dorothy Dunnett and first published between 1961 and 1975. The six volumes follow the life and career of the charismatic Francis Crawford of Lymond, the younger son of the Crawfords of Culter, members of the landed aristocracy of the Scottish Lowlands
Lymond Chronicles - Dorothy Dunnett. Relationships: Francis Crawford of Lymond and Sevigny/Philippa Somerville.
Lymond Chronicles - Dorothy Dunnett. Jerott Blyth & Francis Crawford of Lymond and Sevigny. An extension of the scene by the Luce in Checkmate. Jerott tries to understand how wrong he has been about Francis' relationship with Philippa. A prompt given to me by Erinaceina as an extension of whumptober :D.
The lymond chronicles. FOREWORD BY Dorothy Dunnett
Dorothy Dunnett was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. She is the author of the Francis Crawford of Lymond novels; the House of Niccolò novels; seven mysteries; King Hereafter, an epic novel about Macbeth; and the text of The Scottish Highlands, a book of photographs by David Paterson, on which she collaborated with her husband, Sir Alastair Dunnett. The lymond chronicles. FOREWORD BY Dorothy Dunnett. When, a generation ago, I sat down before an old Olivetti typewriter, ran through a sheet of paper, and typed a title, The Game of Kings, I had no notion of changing the course of my life. But even as the Scots adventurer succeeds brilliantly on the battlefield, his haunted past becomes a subject of intense interest to forces on both sides.
Dorothy Dunnett, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Dorothy Dunnett, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. She published 22 books in total, including the six-part Lymond Chronicles and the eight-part Niccolo Series, and co-authored another volume with her husband. Also an accomplished professional portrait painter, Dunnett exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy on many occasions and had portraits commissioned by a number of prominent public figures in Scotland.
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Part of the Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett's series of six novels, this text explores the intricacies of 16th-century .
Part of the Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett's series of six novels, this text explores the intricacies of 16th-century history through the exploits of the soldier Francis Crawford of Lymond.