The Prisoner Of Zenda

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Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd, 1966 - Adventure stories - 188 pages
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The Prizoner of Zenda has remained a popular novel for over a hundred years and the land of Ruritania has now taken its place on the map of English fiction and has inspired countless imitations in both literature and films.
  

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Review: The Prisoner of Zenda (The Ruritania Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Vlad - Goodreads

I was curious about reading The Prisoner of Zenda because it started the "Ruritanian romance" genre, in which a foreigner visits a small kingdom (usually European) and becomes embroiled in royal ... Read full review

Review: The Prisoner of Zenda (The Ruritania Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Prisoner of Zenda is a little slip of a book: its influence is heavier than its pages. Filmed numerous times, including (as El pointed out) once when it was called Dave and had Kevin Kline in it. And ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1966)

Novelist Anthony Hope-Hawkins was born in London, England on February 9, 1863. After attending Marlborough College and Balliol College, he became a lawyer and wrote short stories. The Prisoner of Zenda, his best-known work, was published in 1894. Due to the book's success, he became a full-time writer. During World War I, he worked for the Ministry of Information to counteract German propaganda. He was knighted for his efforts in 1918. He died of throat cancer in Surrey, England on July 8, 1933.

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