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Duncan, Dave 1933-

Overview
Works: 222 works in 529 publications in 5 languages and 15,322 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Performer, Musician
Classifications: PR9199.3.D847, 813.54
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Publications about Dave Duncan
Publications by Dave Duncan
Most widely held works about Dave Duncan
 
Most widely held works by Dave Duncan
The gilded chain : a tale of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Lithuanian and held by 794 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 )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 743 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 738 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 )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Three of King Athelgar's Blades escort his elderly former henchman Wassail on a dangerous mission to Skyrria
Children of chaos by Dave Duncan( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
This book is the start of a stirring, intrigue-filled quest duology
Impossible odds : a chronicle of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and German and held by 699 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
Lord of the fire lands : a tale of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 698 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
Speak to the devil by Dave Duncan( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 653 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
The alchemist's pursuit by Dave Duncan( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Hampered by arthritis, Nostradamus is in no mood for granting favors or running about looking for trouble. But when his apprentice Alfeo's mistress asks him to investigate the murder of her beloved courtesan mentor--and promises a fortune in payment-he comes around. It appears that someone is murdering the courtesans of Venice. All were well-known, admired for their skills-and somehow connected by a sinister event involving one of the great families of the city. While Nostradamus attempts to use the dark arts to solve riddles which confound explanation, Alfeo finds himself led by a possibly demonic force through a maze of deceit and death. And when the master and apprentice come to the end of their intertwined paths, there may be hell to pay
The alchemist's code by Dave Duncan( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 632 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
Mother of lies by Dave Duncan( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 609 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."--BOOK JACKET
The Jaguar Knights : a chronicle of the King's blades by Dave Duncan( Book )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Sir Wolf, a King's Blade who has also been called the King's Killer, is asked to investigate the kidnapping of a former royal mistress and his quest leads to the discovery of unimagined dark secrets
When the saints by Dave Duncan( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 542 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 cutting edge by Dave Duncan( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Ill met in the arena by Dave Duncan( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 504 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
Past imperative by Dave Duncan( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 455 libraries worldwide
A wacky tale on a man who is transported into a world where mortals are transformed into gods. But being a god is a bore and he sets out to return to the world of the mortals. By the author of The Cursed
Upland outlaws by Dave Duncan( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 452 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 )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 412 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 stricken field by Dave Duncan( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 370 libraries worldwide
The living god by Dave Duncan( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 363 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 fourth volume in the Handful of Men series
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Franklin, Sarah B., 1933-

Duncan, D. J
Duncan, D. J. 1933-
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-....
Franklin, Sarah B. 1933- Pseudonym
Hood, Ken
Hood, Ken, 1933-....
ダンカン, デイヴ
Languages
English (151)
Russian (2)
German (2)
Lithuanian (1)
Dutch (1)
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