Prisoner of Zenda Author:Anthony Hope Robert Lewis Stevenson wrote that the 'Prisoner of Zenda' was "a spirited and gallant book". It is written in a noble tradition, with some of its immediate ancetors not difficult to trace. — The 'Prisoner of Zenda' is an all time story of adventure and intrigue. It is an exciting tale of a kidnapped king, a beautiful princess, and a wicked duke... more », all set in one of the most fabulous settings a novelist's imagination has ever dreamed up - - the tiny kingdom of Ruritania.
The story is filled with excitement of plot and counterplot, conspiracy and impersonation, and sword blades in moonlight. The fate of the kingdom depends on one man's daring and ingenuity! This fast moving drama delights the reader of today as it has thrilled the reader of a half a century ago.« less