The prisoner of Zenda [electronic resource] / Anthony Hope.
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- ISBN: 9789629549398 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 9629549395 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 27 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Naxos : Made available through hoopla, 2010. [United States] : Naxos : 2010.
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|Participant or Performer Note:||Read by Andrew Pugsley.|
|Summary, etc.:||When they first meet, Rudolf Rassendyll, a simple Englishman, and the king of Ruritania are both surprised to discover that they look strikingly similar. So, when the king is kidnapped by Black Michael, the biggest fiend in all of Ruritania, Rassendyll must impersonate the king in order to preserve the peace of the kingdom.|
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|Subject:||British Foreign countries Fiction
Treason Europe Fiction
Impostors and imposture Fiction
Europe Kings and rulers Fiction
The Prisoner of Zenda
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. (Bowker Author Biography)