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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The wandering troubador Blondel seeks his imprisoned King Richard. But when the king is released, the troubador loses his reason and meaning for his questAbout the Author:
Gore Vidal was at the centre of literary and intellectual life for half a century and wrote 'The Narratives of a Golden Age' series as well as countless bestsellers. He died on 31st July 2012.
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Descrizione libro Abacus, 1993. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110349104743