Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. El prisionero de Zenda, el gran clásico de la novela de capa y espada, en una cuidada edición especial con introducción de Arturo. El prisionero de Zenda (en inglés, The Prisoner of Zenda) es una novela escrita en el año por el autor británico Sir Anthony Hope.

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He determines to rescue the king and leads an attempt to enter the castle of Zenda. Michael, Duke of Strelsau. The casting of Stewart Granger in the double role of Rudolph Rassendyll and his royal cousin, the Crown Se Rudolph of Ruritania and James Mason as the villainous Rupert of Hentzau is hardly some stock company casting. Edit Did You Know? The top, blank page has a silver prisiionero upon it, which is piercing the page.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. When lifted, the credits start on the page below. Rassendyll will double for the Prince at the Coronation!

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There is a conflict between Prince Rudolf and his half-brother Duke Michael. An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. This article needs additional citations for verification.

Political forces within the realm are such that, in order for the king to retain the crown, his coronation must proceed. Fortuitously, an English gentleman on holiday in Ruritania who resembles the monarch is persuaded to act as his political decoy in an effort to save the unstable political situation of the interregnum.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Was this review helpful to you? His job is to eliminate Michael from the throne the masses liked him and ensure Rudolf’s succession a weak man given to drink, and controllable by his British friends. Wikimedia Commons has media related to The Prisoner of Zenda. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Read it Forward Read it first. Political forces within the realm are such that, in order for the king to retain the crown, his coronation must proceed.


Dardo, a Robin Hood-like figure, and his loyal followers use a Roman ruin in Medieval Lombardy as their headquarters as they conduct an priaionero against their Hessian conquerors. When walking through the woods, Rassendyll meets Prince Rudolf. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Rassendyll falls in love with Princess Flavia, the King’s betrothed, but cannot tell her the truth.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The Heart of Princess Osra. Yes No Report this. He was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels but he is zendz predominantly for only two books: What follows is a short list of those homages with a clear debt to Anthony Hope’s book.

The ceremony goes well, and he gets acquainted with the charming royal bride, related princess Flavia, but afterward the king is found to be abducted; he must continue the charade and once the hiding place, the castle of Zenda, is found is involved in the fight between political parties for control over Rudolf V, his throne and his bride, for which a formidable third candidate, Michael’s disloyal co-conspirator Rupert of Hentzau, was waiting in the curtains.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Author Salman Rushdie cited The Prisoner of Zenda in the epigraph to Haroun and the Sea of Storiesthe novel he wrote while living in hiding in the late s. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. Edit Storyline English trout fisher Rudolf Rassendyll is about the only tourist not coming for the coronation of Central-European King Rudolf V at Strelsau, but happens to be a distant relative and is approached on account of their canning resemblance to stand in for the drunken king, in order to prevent his envious half-brother Michael, who arranged spiking his wine to seize the throne when the reputedly less then dutiful Rudolf stays away.


Read more Read less. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Prisoner of Zendaby Anthony Hope, is an adventure novel in which the King of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus is unable to attend the ceremony.

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Wikiquote has quotations related to: There may be more to this book than a simple adventure novel. The name of the villain in The Prisoner of ZendaRupert of Hentzau, is the title of the sequel novel, Rupert of Hentzaupublished four years later and included in some editions of The Prisoner of Zenda.

Mason who has also played some of the best villains on screen keeps up the fine tradition for that role. But a problem arises that will prevent Prince Rudolf from appearing at his Coronation that day. Rassendyll must continue to act as the King of Ruritania.