The Cavalier in the Yellow Doublet

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The Cavalier in the Yellow Doublet

By Arturo Perez-Reverte

Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452296503, 369pp.

Publication Date: August 31, 2010

Description
The fifth novel in the adventures of Captain Alatriste, a seventeenth-century swashbuckler and "a twenty-first-century literary phenomenon." (Entertainment Weekly)
In the cosmopolitan world of seventeenth-century Madrid, captain Alatriste and his protege Inigo are fish out of water. But the king is determined to keep Alatriste on retainer-regardless of whether his "employment" brings the captain uncomfortably close to old enemies. Alatriste begins an affair with the famous and beautiful actress, Maria Castro, but soon discovers that the cost of her favors may be more than he bargained for-especially when he and Inigo become unwilling participants in a court conspiracy that could lead them both to the gallows . . .


About the Author
Arturo Perez-Reverte lives near Madrid. Originally a war correspondent, he now writes fiction full-time. His novels include The Flanders Panel, The Club Dumas, The Fencing Master, The Seville Communion, The Nautical Chart, and The Queen of the South. In 2002, he was elected to the Spanish Royal Academy.

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