Cover illustration by Gervasio Gallardo Excalibur
|Author||Sanders Anne Laubenthal|
|Cover artist||Gervasio Gallardo|
|Media type||Print (hardcover)|
|Pages||xii, 236 pp|
Excalibur is a 1973 Arthurian fantasy novel by American writer Sanders Anne Laubenthal. It was first published by Ballantine Books as the sixtieth volume of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in August, 1973, and has been reprinted a number of times since.
The novel is set in modern times against the background of the legendary Medieval Welsh colonization of Mobile, Alabama under the prince Madoc in the 12th century. The modern Pendragon, King Arthur's secret successor, must recover Arthur's famed sword Excalibur.
- "Laubenthal, Sanders Anne", The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, John Clute & John Grant, ed., p.565
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