Castle Dor
First US edition
AuthorDaphne du Maurier, Arthur Quiller-Couch
CountryUnited Kingdom
GenreHistorical novel
PublisherJ. M. Dent (UK)
Doubleday (US)
Publication date
Media typePrint (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

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