|Search for the King, a (1950) [Novel]|
by Gore Vidal
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A Seductive Vampire
A Wandering Minstrel
A Poetic Ogre
A Captive King
The fabulous tale of treachery and friendship, of romance and mystery, as Blondel the troubadour searches for his captured friend and king, Richard of England.
With the memory of a peasant girl burning in his heart, Blondel moves through danger toward ever-more danger. he is bewitched by a dazzling unicorn and breaks bread with a poetic giant; he is captured by a vampire countess and trapped in the arms of a lascivious lady....
Gore Vidal brilliantly fused legend with history to recreate the fury and splendor of the world of Richard Lion-Heart.
Original title: A Search for the King
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Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Saga, Myth, and Legend
Fiction→ Historical→ European→ Medieval
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Historical
- Dedication: "For Dot and For Louise Nicholl"