Castle Dor

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Castle Dor
First US edition
Author Daphne du Maurier, Arthur Quiller-Couch
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Historical novel
Publisher J. M. Dent (UK)
Doubleday (US)
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)

Castle Dor is a 1961 historical novel by Daphne du Maurier (with Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch),[1] set in 19th century Cornwall.

Plot introduction[edit]

Castle Dor began life as the unfinished last novel by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, the celebrated 'Q', and was passed by his daughter to Daphne du Maurier. The story is based around the legend of Tristan and Iseult, but set in 19th century Cornwall. The main characters are a Breton onion seller, called Amyot Trestane, and the newly-wed Linnet Lewarne.

Real placenames mentioned[edit]