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Rupert of Hentzau - Anthony Hope
Rupert of Hentzau
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781406944556 (1406944556)
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
Series: The Ruritania Trilogy (#3)
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.0 Rupert of Hentzau
This sequel to The Prisoner of Zenda is more of the same, really - with a strong whiff of Three Musketeers in terms of general plot motivation and being a ripping yarn, at least. The sly wit is absent and this makes our hero a little bit of a Gary Stu, but nevermind. If you liked the former book, yo...
Familiar Diversions
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2.5 Rupert of Hentzau by Anthony Hope
[I was doing some maintenance and decided to add some of my older reviews. I had to guess at a rating for this, since I read this during a period when I wasn't even privately rating books.] One of the reasons why I didn't like The Prisoner of Zenda was because I didn't believe that Rassendyll had ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4 Extra Debut. Queen Flavia writes a fateful letter to her true love Rudolf Rassendyll. Sequel to The Prisoner of Zenda. Stars Julian Glover.Ruritanian Romance.This would make no sense at all if you haven't got The Prisoner of Zenda under your belt. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01qqsw3
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 Rupert of Hentzau
I really enjoyed this book's predecessor, The Prisoner of Zenda, and this book was almost as good. It kept my interest to the end. Lots of plot twists, swash buckling, etc. I could do without some of the cloying melodrama, but a bit of that is pretty much an inevitable feature of books written aroun...
D3's Booklog
D3's Booklog rated it
2.5 – 3 starsRupert of Hentzau is an enjoyable swashbuckler, though I remember The Prisoner of Zenda being better. We rejoin the major players remaining from the first novel three years later when a new crisis threatens the queen’s honour (she’s not very bright, alas) and the dastardly rogue Rupert ...
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