The Saracen blade: a novel

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Dial Press, 1952 - History - 406 pages
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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

I was very young when I first read this book, and it was there. A simple revenge tale, set in the 1200's in the Mediterranean, it was made into a simple minded movie of the same name. It's a bodice ripper, and set some guide lines for the genre. Read full review

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User Review  - Kasthu - LibraryThing

The Saracen Blade is the story of Pietro di Donati, son of a 13th-century Sicilian peasant. Born at almost the exact same moment as the Emperor Frederick, Pietro’s fate is loosely linked with his. The ... Read full review


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