The Prisoner of Zenda
Being the History of Three Months in the Life of An English GentlemanBook - 1981
Five times made into film versions since its original publication in 1894, The Prisoner of Zenda is a perennially popular adventure and romance story. Hope's swashbuckling romance transports his English gentleman hero, Rudolf Rassendyll, from a comfortable life in London to fast-pacedadventures in Ruritania, a mythical land steeped in political intrigue. Rassendyll must impersonate the rightful king in order to rescue him from the castle Zenda, all the while facing tests of honor with the beautiful Princess Flavia, and enduring tests of strength in his encounters with thevillainous Black Michael and his handsome, debonair bodyguard, Rupert of Hentzau.
Publisher: Cutchogue, N.Y. : Buccaneer Books, 1981
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 182 p. : ill. ; 23 cm