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Duncan, Dave 1933-

Works: 221 works in 746 publications in 6 languages and 17,466 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Performer, Musician
Classifications: PR9199.3.D847, 813.54
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Publications about Dave Duncan
Publications by Dave Duncan
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Most widely held works by Dave Duncan
The gilded chain : a tale of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Swordsman Durendal of the fantasy land of Chivial investigates a monastery whose monks are immortal cannibals. Durendal is a member of a brotherhood of swordsmen, orphans raised by the king
Sky of swords : a tale of the king's blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and French and held by 598 libraries worldwide
After her father, King Ambrose, is murdered, Princess Malinda must try to hold the kingdom together against a rebellion with only the mystical Blades of the Royal Guard to protect her
The alchemist's apprentice by Dave Duncan( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
Working non-stop to make astrology calculations and master arcane magic, young swordsman Alfeo Zeno, an apprentice to legendary clairvoyant Nostradamus, seeks to clear his master's name when the seer is falsely accused of murdering a high-ranking noble in order to fulfill one of his prophecies
Paragon lost : a chronicle of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and German and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Three of King Athelgar's Blades escort his elderly former henchman Wassail on a dangerous mission to Skyrria
Speak to the devil by Dave Duncan( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Anton, an ambitious young knight, and Wulfgang, an amiable teenager who hears Voices that may belong to the devil or saints (depending on who tells the tale), join Cardinal Zdenek's forces with the assignment to take the strategic fortress at Cardice, command the army there, and hold Cardice against neighboring enemies
Children of chaos by Dave Duncan( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 580 libraries worldwide
This book is the start of a stirring, intrigue-filled quest duology
Lord of the fire lands : a tale of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 571 libraries worldwide
A sword-and-sorcery novel in which a young man sets out to avenge his family. He is Wasp, a swordsman with magic powers who was orphaned by Viking-like pirates from the land of Baelmark. By the author of The Gilded Chain
Impossible odds : a chronicle of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
When the Grand Duchess Rubin, posing as a man to protect her identity, seeks the assistance of the realm's best swordsmen to regain her throne from an evil sorcerer, she finds assistance from two haphazard companions
Mother of lies by Dave Duncan( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 494 libraries worldwide
"But there are a few great hopes for the future of the city. The Mutineer, Marno Cavotti, will not stand to see his hometown destroyed and is massing a powerful liberation movement inches beyond Stralg's grasp. And the four heirs of Celebre - each with god-given expertise in their respective fields of artistry, combat, wisdom, or death - are wending their way back over the Edge to their birthplace. Of course, even as Marno and the Celebre children work toward the common goal of defeating the Hrags, they're all painfully aware that once that hurdle is crossed, only one of them can wind up on Celebre's throne."--Jacket
The alchemist's code by Dave Duncan( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Hired by Venice's ruling Council of Ten to uncover a foreign spy, seer Maestro Nostradamus soon discovers that the spy can only be caught by occult means and must turn to Alfeo Zeno, a swordsman in possession of some unique talents, to solve the mystery
The cutting edge by Dave Duncan( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 469 libraries worldwide
The great adventure had ended happily. The good folk of Krasnegar discovered that a beautiful princess could, indeed, succeed her royal father and rule in her own right--and rule very well, too. And when Queen Inos married Rap, the former stable boy, he turned out to be a very good king. He never admitted that he was a sorcerer, and everyone knew that Rap was a man of his word, so that was all right. The years passed. Rap and Inos raised a family, prospering in their remote little kingdom. But trouble was brewing in the great world outside. The aged imperor grew ever more erratic, more tyrannical. His grandson Shandie, the boy Rap had befriended, was now a great soldier, struggling to suppress ever{u2011}growing upheaval in the borderlands while he waited to inherit the throne. Strange prophecies of upheaval and disaster spread. When the rumors reached even to Krasnegar, Rap scoffed at them as superstition--until one night a god appeared and confirmed that the truth was likely to be far worse. On his travels long ago, Rap himself had made a terrible blunder. Because of that, the world of Pandemia was now poised on the brink of utter disaster. The last thing Rap wanted was another adventure, but it might be the last thing he ever gets
When the saints by Dave Duncan( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
After the Brothers Magnus assemble in Cardice to defend a castle from attack, Wulfgang Magnus finds himself falling in love with a woman already betrothed to someone else, as well as being confounded with strange rules of magic that command the battlefield
The Jaguar Knights : a chronicle of the King's blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Sir Wolf, the infamous King's Killer, is dispatched to rescue an abducted lady, a former royal mistress
Ill met in the arena by Dave Duncan( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
When a young man is bested in a gladiatorial contest by an older Quirt, he insists on finding out where Quirt came from--a quest that will lead him into a familial scandal generations deep
Upland outlaws by Dave Duncan( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 372 libraries worldwide
The deposed Imperor has somehow escaped the power-mad sorcerer who has siezed his throne. However, with few allies, and few free sorcerers left in the world, the problem will be remaining free himself
The cursed by Dave Duncan( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 339 libraries worldwide
The story of a people who suffer from star-sickness, an illness which gives them magical powers for both good and evil. Outcasts like our lepers were, they too get their Doctor Schweitzer in the person of Gwin Nien Solith, but unlike him her mission is in constant danger
The living god by Dave Duncan( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 312 libraries worldwide
A wicked dwarf-sorcerer has taken control of the world and only Rap, a stableboy turned king, stands in his way, but Rap's army is outnumbered
The stricken field by Dave Duncan( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Paranoid but almighty, the sorcerer Xinixo had seized control of the Impire. But ruling the imps and most of the world was not enough. He would never feel safe until he was universally loved, so he would smash everything and then rebuild the whole world in his own insane image. Who could resist him? King Rap of Krasnegar and Shandie, the rightful imperor, were still at large and determined to resist the evil, however slender their chances. Their one, faint hope was to enlist the help of the remaining free sorcerers of the world, those not already spellbound by Xinixo. Their quest soon ran into disaster. Their messengers were betrayed or ensnared. A rampaging goblin army had captured Shandie and was about to torture him to death. Rap was mired in a tropical jungle, hoping his wife and children were safe back home in Krasnegar. They were not in Krasnegar and certainly not safe. As the flames of war raged across Pandemia, news of the disasters penetrated even into Thume, the Accursed Land. Outsiders believed that the pixies had been extinct for a thousand years, but they still lived there, hoarding their magic. Their ruler, the Keeper, adamantly refused to meddle in events outside her borders, but one young pixie girl was prepared to rebel against the ancient order
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Franklin, Sarah B., 1933-

Dave Duncan ancien géologue, auteur de romans fantasy, historiques et pour la jeunesse
Dave Duncan Canadees schrijver
Dave Duncan kanadischer Fantasy-Autor
Dave Duncan kanadyjski pisarz fantasy
Duncan D. 1933-
Duncan, D. J
Duncan, D. J. 1933-
Duncan, D. J. 1933- (Dave J.)
Duncan, D. J. (Dave J.), 1933-
Duncan, Dave
Duncan, Dave 1933-
Duncan, David J.
Duncan, David John.
Duncan, David John 1933-
Franklin Sarah B. 1933-....
Hood, Ken
Hood Ken 1933-....
Дейв Дънкан
Дункан, Дейв канадский писатель фэнтэзи
ダンカン, デイヴ
English (169)
French (8)
Dutch (8)
Russian (7)
German (4)
Spanish (4)
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