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A search for the King

Author: Gore Vidal
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1978 ©1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Ballantine books editionView all editions and formats
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Kidnapped and held to ransom by Duke Leopold of Austria after the Third Crusade, Richard the Lion Heart, it is said, was found by his faithful troubadour Blondel de Neel. But how? And what trials did the faithful and long-suffering lyricist have to overcome to find his king? Gore Vidal paints a broad, colourful and poignant picture of a man searching for his master; for the symbolic king who is the goal of man's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Blondel, de Nesle; Richard, King of England; Blondel, de Nesle; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0345254554 9780345254559 0345332725 9780345332721
OCLC Number: 8610506
Notes: Originally published by E.P. Dutton & Company, inc.
Description: 196 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Gore Vidal.

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Kidnapped and held to ransom by Duke Leopold of Austria after the Third Crusade, Richard the Lion Heart, it is said, was found by his faithful troubadour Blondel de Neel. But how? And what trials did the faithful and long-suffering lyricist have to overcome to find his king? Gore Vidal paints a broad, colourful and poignant picture of a man searching for his master; for the symbolic king who is the goal of man's eternal quest; for the spiritual centre of his life.

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