The Dragon, the Earl, and the Troll

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Berkley Publishing Group, 1996 - Fiction - 442 pages
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The Earl of Somerset is throwing a Christmas feast. But the Dark Powers have chosen this joyous time to launch a massive offensive. An army of land-hungry trolls has laid siege outside the Earl's fortress, while a nest of traitors waits to hatch its deadly plan from the inside. Now Sir James, the brave Dragon Knight, must fight a battle unlike any he has ever known.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This is an addition to Dickson's fantasy series (The Dragon Knight, 1990, etc.) featuring a former college professor, Jim Eckert, and his wife, Angie, who have been transported to an alternate 14th ... Read full review

The Dragon, the Earl, and the troll

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A yuletide visit to a neighboring earl becomes a personal challenge for Sir James the Dragon Knight as the alliance of dark forces arraigned against him threatens to force his return to his original ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

A naturalized American who was born in Canada on November 1, 1923, Gordon Rupert Dickson is a popular science fiction writer. Dickson graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1948 and made his home in Minneapolis. Among his many novels, especially notable is Soldier, Ask Not, which won the Hugo Award in 1965. For many years, Dickson's most engrossing project was his Childe Cycle, a series of novels about humanity's evolutionary potential, which included a group of futuristic books that are popularly known as the Dorsai Cycle. Dickson also wrote hundreds of short stories and novelettes including Call Him Lord, for which he received a Nebula Award in 1966.

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