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A Search for the King

(1950)
A novel by

 
 
Gore Vidal's story of the faithful troubadour Blondel's search for Richard the Lionheart, kidnapped and held to ransom by Duke Leopold of Austria after the Third Crusade. It interweaves historical characters with giants, dragons, werewolves, libidinous ladies of the manor and a very nasty vampire.

Genre: Historical

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Used availability for Gore Vidal's A Search for the King

Hardback Editions

1979 : UK Hardback
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Title: A search for the king
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-434-82966-8 / 978-0-434-82966-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann
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Paperback Editions

October 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Search For The King
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-349-12194-X / 978-0-349-12194-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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July 1986 : USA Paperback
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Title: Search for the King
Author(s): Gore Vidal; Contributor-Edgar Box
ISBN: 0-345-33272-5 / 978-0-345-33272-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books (Mm)
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September 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Search For The King
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-349-10474-3 / 978-0-349-10474-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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May 1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Search for the King
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-586-04978-9 / 978-0-586-04978-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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August 1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Search for the King
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-345-25455-4 / 978-0-345-25455-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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1973 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Search for the King
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0-515-02883-5 / 978-0-515-02883-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pyramid
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Audio Editions

March 2020 : USA Audio CD

Title: A Search for the King
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 1-5436-9588-4 / 978-1-5436-9588-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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March 2020 : USA Audio CD

Title: A Search for the King
Author(s): Gore Vidal
ISBN: 1-5436-9589-2 / 978-1-5436-9589-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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