(025605) Dunnett, Dorothy. The Ringed Castle. New
York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1972. 1st Am Edition. Hardcover. Thick 8vo. 521
pages. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Top edges dust soiled, DJ has light edgewear .
This novel, even more than the previous books by Dunnett, interweaves Lymond's
fictional destiny with historical fact. This time Lymond is in Russia, serving
as Voevoda Bolshoia, second in power only to Ivan the Terrible, having been led
thither by Guzel, the beautiful courtesan who sees in him the one man who can
give her what she desires-- an empire of her own. Lymond is sent as the tsar's
emissary to England, a country he has swornhe will never again serve.