Dorothy Dunnett

Dorothy Dunnett OBE (née Halliday, 25 August 1923, Dunfermline, Fife – 9 November 2001) was a Scottish historical novelist. She is best known for her six-part series about Francis Crawford of Lymond, The Lymond Chronicles, which she followed with the eight-part prequel The House of Niccolò. She also wrote a novel about the real Macbeth called King Hereafter (1982), and a series of mystery novels centred around Johnson Johnson, a portrait painter/spy.

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Additional Information - International Dorothy Dunnett Day (IDDD)
... In 2011, the first International Dorothy Dunnett Day was announced by the Dorothy Dunnett Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Game of Kings ... be held on Saturday 11 November 2012, to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the death of Dorothy Dunnett on 10 November 2001 ...
Dorothy Dunnett Society - Dorothy Dunnett Memorial Stone
... In 2006, the Dorothy Dunnett Society arranged for a memorial stone to be laid in the memory of Dorothy Dunnett in the Makars' Court by the entrance to the Scottish Writer's Museum at Lady Stair's Close on ... The unveiling ceremony was attended by Dorothy Dunnett's son, Mungo Dunnett and his family, the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh Makar (Valerie Gillies), and the Ross Herald (Charl ... The stone contains Lady Dunnett's coat of arms, and a short quote from one of her books "Where are the links in the chain.. ...
Dorothy Dunnett Society
... The Dorothy Dunnett Society is a charity set up by Dorothy Dunnett in 2001 ... It was originally called the Dorothy Dunnett Readers' Association ... such subjects generally and into such subjects particularly as they relate to the works of Dorothy Dunnett and to disseminate to the public the results of such research ...