Caprice And Rondo: The House of Niccolo
January 1474, in the deep cold of an ice-bound Danzig: a man is spending a frivolous winter not facing up to his responsibilities ... It is the merchant Niccolo, diviner, soldier, banker to Kings; shunned by all who know him after revelations of hismurderous mischief-making. But his talents are too great to be squandered, and a subtle political dance ensues as rivals in Poland, Venice, and Persia bid for his services in trade and war and diplomacy. Niccolo has lost his family; but he will discover a new purpose in life...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jkdavies - LibraryThing
Heading towards the end of the series (and I remember crossing fingers for Dorothy Dunnett to stay alive until these were finished!). After the devastation at the end of the last book, where Nicholas ... Read full review
CAPRICE AND RONDOUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The seventh volume (To Lie with Lions, 1996; The Unicorn Hunt, 1994, etc,) chronicling the extraordinary adventures of Nicholas de Fleury, a Machiavellian 15th-century merchant who is, as this hefty ... Read full review