Captain Alatriste: A swashbuckling tale of action and adventure - The Adventures of Captain Alatriste (Paperback)Arturo Perez-Reverte (author)
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Captain Alatriste is a swordsman for hire in Spain at a timewhen Court intrigue is high and the decadent young king has dragged the countryinto a series of disastrous wars. As a hired blade, Alatriste becomes involvedin many political plots and must live by his wits. He comes face to face withhired assassins, court players, political moles, smugglers, pirates and ofcourse, the infamous Spanish Inquisition...
ntroducing Inigo Balboa, Alatriste's young page; Quevedo, asubversive poet who likes to start fights in the local tavern, the elegantCount of Guadalmedina, and the beautiful but deadly Angelica de Alquezar,CAPTAIN ALATRISTE is a thrilling tale of adventure and intrigue that will appealto anyone who enjoyed The Three Musketeers.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 256 g
Dimensions: 198 x 132 x 21 mm
The cult of the renegade swordsman seems poised to increase... Ought to tickle the fancy of anyone who enjoys having their swashes buckled. * GUARDIAN (8/7/06) *