Durandal (novel)

Durandal (novel)
Dust-jacket from the first full edition
Author(s) Harold Lamb
Illustrator George Barr and Alicia Austin
Cover artist George Barr and Alicia Austin
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Fantasy novel
Publisher Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date 1981
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 156 pp
ISBN 0-937986-45-3
OCLC Number 8514042
Dewey Decimal 813/.52 19
LC Classification PZ7.L164 Dt 1981
Followed by The Sea of the Ravens

Durandal is a novel of historical fiction by Harold Lamb. The complete novel was first published in book form in 1981 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,875 copies of which 400 were boxed and signed by the artists. The novel originally appeared in Adventure in 1926. It was published with its two sequel novels (which had also appeared in Adventure) with new linking sections by Doubleday in 1931.

Plot introduction

A Crusader, betrayed by a scheming emperor and pursued by Muslim swordsmen, discovers the sword of Roland.


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