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The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope
The Prisoner of Zenda
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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.
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140621310 (0140621318)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 157
Edition language: English
Series: The Ruritania Trilogy (#2)
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riley
riley rated it
3.0 Archetypal
I thought I was completely unfamiliar with this story as I had not seen the movie nor did I know anything about the book. However, it turns out that I have indeed seen a smilar movie, Dave! It turns out that story has been used over and over again by various people. I don't know if this version is t...
CarlAlves
CarlAlves rated it
4.0 The Prisoner of Zenda
The prisoner of Zenda is a tale of intrigue and adventure set in the late nineteenth century. Rudolf of Rassendyll is a prince who is kind of like a playboy, who goes through life with no real purpose doing things that interest him. He is drawn to the kingdom of Ruriritania, a fictional land located...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
1.5 The Prisoner of Zenda 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.] At first, I enjoyed this book. I could barely follow all the long paragraphs about the connection between Ru...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 The Prisoner of Zenda (The Ruritania Trilogy #2) by Anthony Hope
bookshelves: adventure, swashbuckler, summer-2010, published-1894, victorian, re-read, young-adult, play-dramatisation Read from July 08 to 09, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** re-readOff to Ruritania in the 1890s, where our hero Rudolf Rassendyll swaps places with the soon-to-be king. Starring Douglas ...
debnance
debnance rated it
4.0 Prisoner of Zenda, the (Penguin Popular Classics)
Another 1001 Children's Book to Read Before I Grow Up read. Another to cross off my list.This one is action and adventure and mistaken identities and kings and beautiful princesses and castles. The ending was a little too open-ended (had to leave things open for a sequel, I suppose) for my liking, b...
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