Novel Prisoner Of Zenda
If historically tinged action-adventure is your genre of choice, hang on to your hat -- you're in for a wild ride. In The Prisoner of Zenda, Anthony Hope relates the misadventures that befall the soon-to-be-crowned king of the fictional country of Ruritania in the days leading up to his coronation. An English tourist who just happens to be a dead...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2011
Rudolph Rassendyll's life is interrupted by his unexpected and personal involvement in the affairs of Ruritania whilst travelling through the town of Zenda. He is shortly on the way to Streslau, the capital, where he finds himself engaged in plans to rescue the imprisoned king.
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
published : 2007
Anthony Hope's swashbuckling romance transports his English gentleman hero, Rudolf Rassendyll, from a comfortable life in London to fast-moving adventures in Ruritania, a mythical land steeped in political intrigue. Rassendyll bears a striking resemblance to Rudolf Elphberg who is about to be crowned King of Ruritania. When the rival to the throne,...
Publisher : OUP Oxford
published : 2001
In this timeless adventure classic novel, the hero, an English gentleman travels from the comfortable life of London to fast-paced adventures in Ruritania in search of his beloved. It has all the elements of an adventure book: travel to a distant country, nefarious villains, royalty and beautiful damsels that get one thrilled to the bones. Recommended...
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
published : 2006
In the fictional country of Ruritania, Prince Michael drugs and abducts his brother, King Rudolf, on the eve of Rudolf?s coronation. With the help the king?s cousin, who closely resembles Rudolf, the king?s men are able to prevent Michael from assuming the throne himself, while fighting to restore the rightful king. Anthony Hope?s The Prisoner of...
Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
published : 2014
Anthony Hope?s swashbuckling classic tale of adventure and romance Ruritania, a beautiful kingdom in the mountains between Germany and Austria, is in the midst of a power struggle. On one side is the alcoholic layabout crown prince, Rudolf?popular with the upper class and army?and on the other is his half brother, Michael, who has the love of...
Publisher : Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
published : 2015
Anthony Hope?s novel deals with the classic theme of the infinite struggle between the forces of Good and Evil or, more specifically, between legitimacy and usurpation. Like most classics, it ends happily with the triumph of the former. The story in The Prisoner of Zenda takes place in the fictional kingdom of Ruritania when a villainous scheme to...
Publisher : Copyright Group
published : 2013
Best known for his political fairy tale, The Prisoner of Zenda, which saw four major screen adaptations, including the acclaimed 1937 incarnation starring Ronald Colman, Anthony Hope was one of the few novelists to achieve wide popular and critical admiration during his lifetime. Regarded by many critics as the finest adventure story ever written --...
Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
published : 2000