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Unicorn, the (1963) [Novel]
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Marian Taylor, who has come as a 'companion' to a lonely woman in a remote castle, becomes aware that her employer is a prisoner, not only of her own obsessions, but of an unforgiving husband.

Hannah, the Unicorn, seemingly an image of persecuted virtue, fascinates those who surround her, some of whom plan to rescue her from her dream of redemptive suffering. But is she an innocent victim, a guilty woman, a mad woman, or a witch? Is her spiritual life really some evil enchantment? If she is forcibly liberated will she die? The ordinary, sensible people survive, and are never sure whether they have understood.

Original title: The Unicorn
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Unicorn, the

Unicorn, the (1963)
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Language: English

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Unicorn, the (2001)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Classics
ISBN: 9780099285342
Dimensions: 5 x 7.7 x 0.9 in
Pages: 288

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Unicorn, the (1971)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780140024760
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.7 x 0.6
Pages: 272

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Unicorn, the (1963)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
ISBN: 9780701109837
Pages: 320

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