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A search forthe king

Gore Vidal

A search forthe king

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Published by Panther in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published , New York , Dutton, 1950 ; London , Heinemann, 1979.

    StatementGore Vidal.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,180p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17193425M
    ISBN 100586049789

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The legend (and this novel) recount how Richard's companion minstrel Blondel continued to search for the King throughout Europe when others abandoned him. Vidal has taken a relatively straightforward narrative here. Anyone hoping for salacious details of Richard's sexuality or scandalous stories of medieval monks will be disappointed/5(6).

The legend (and this novel) recount how Richard's companion minstrel Blondel continued to search for the King throughout Europe when others abandoned him. Vidal has taken a relatively straightforward narrative here. Anyone hoping for salacious details of Richard's sexuality or scandalous stories of medieval monks will be disappointed/5(6).

A Search for the King is an early attempt at the historical fiction with which Vidal developed such stunning expertise, and I found the references to dragons, unicorns, and Robin Hood oddly acceptable. flag 1 like Like see review Adam rated it it was ok/5.

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Searching for the King delivers a message that is both powerful and relevant by juxtaposing one of the Magi as he follows the star of Bethlehem with Benjamin, a soldier stationed in the Middle East 2, years later who is looking up at the same stars.

Both are searching for truth, and they both find it at the foot of the manger. It requires only six actors (three male/three female) and. NY: E. Dutton, First edition, first prnt. Signed by Vidal (in ink) on the title page.

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The author examines the historical evidence for a real King Arthur thoughtfully and, as far as I could tell, without inaccuracies/5(4). Book Search: Search for the best recent books books by title, author, or keyword.

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In his absence, the A search forthe king book younger brother John siezed the throne, intending to keep it. The legend (and this novel) recount how Richard's companion minstrel Blondel continued to search for the King throughout Europe when others abandoned him.

Vidal has /5(7). A search for the King. [Gore Vidal] -- 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.

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A Search For the King. by Vidal, Gore. Seller The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA Published Condition Two pages with minor corner-creases, else fine. In very good to near fine dust jacket with shallow chipping to spine ends and mi Edition First edition, first printing.

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has come up with something of an historical novel. Running from the fall of to the spring offrom Palestine to Austria to France to England, this is. The book is an older one, written back in the '90s, so the list of books provided by Day in the back of the book is rather out-of-date.

Nonetheless, it still provides a large variety of other sources for the peo A comprehensive look at the Arthurian legends as well as the historical events and individuals on which the legends are based/5(19). ★★½ Some years ago, I read and enjoyed Gore Vidal's Julian, which tells the story of the young pagan who becomes Emperor in a post-Constantine, Christian world.

Since then, I've been keen to try more of his historical fiction and this book was the first. 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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