The King's Gold: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 14, 2008 - Fiction - 304 pages
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From the international bestselling author, the fourth adventure of Captain Alatriste

With The King?s Gold, bestselling author Arturo Pérez-Reverte continues to enthrall readers and critics with his heroic seventeenth-century mercenary, Captain Alatriste. The fourth adventure picks up in Seville in 1626. After serving with honor at the bloody siege of Breda, Alatriste and his protégé, Iñigo Balboa, accept a risky job involving a dozen swordsmen and mercenaries at their command, a dazzling amount of contraband gold, and a heavily guarded Spanish galleon returning from the West Indies. The job offer comes from the king himself, for at stake is nothing less than the Spanish Crown, and its dominion over the wealth of the Americas. But for Alatriste, a very personal surprise awaits him on that galleon.
  

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Contents

THE HANGED MEN OF CÁDIZ
CONSTABLES AND CATCHPOLES
THE QUEENS MAID OF HONOR
THE ROYAL PRISON
ALLS FISH THAT COMES TO THE
EPILOGUE
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Arturo PA(c)rez-Reverteas novels, including "The Queen of the South, Captain Alatriste," and "Purity of Blood," have been translated into twenty-nine languages and published in more than fifty countries. In 2003, he was elected to the Spanish Royal Academy.

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