The Natural History of Unicorns by Chris Lavers

The Natural History of Unicorns

byChris Lavers

Paperback | July 20, 2010

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“Lavers keeps his intellectual detective story passionate and suspenseful.”
— Washington Post Book World<_o3a_p>


From Biblical stories about virgins to adventures with Harry Potter, unicorns have enchanted people for millennia. In the endlessly fascinating The Natural History of Unicorns, author Chris Lavers ingeniously traces the legend of this mysterious creature to the real people, places, and animals that have influenced its story.<_o3a_p>

About The Author

Chris Lavers is senior lecturer in natural history in the School of Geography, University of Nottingham. He is the author ofWhy Elephants Have Big Ears, and he lives in Nottingham, England.

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Title:The Natural History of UnicornsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.62 inPublished:July 20, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060874155

ISBN - 13:9780060874155

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“A mind opening work of intricate scholarship. If unicorns do exist I hope they never catch one. A great read that will grace my library.”