The Sun Over Breda (Hardcover)

By Arturo Perez-Reverte

Putnam Adult, 9780399153839, 288pp.

Publication Date: April 5, 2007



Acclaimed author Arturo Perez-Reverte's internationally bestselling series, the saga of the swordsman-for-hire Captain Alatriste, continues in"The Sun Over Breda." Fifteen-year-old Inigo Balboa enlists to serve as his master's aide, and narrates their further adventures of swordplay and skirmishes, mutiny and wartime honor, as Captain Alatriste rejoins his Cartagena regiment to take part in the battles and siege of Breda. In Spain, Alatriste's nemesis, Luis de Alquezar, grows more powerful, as Inigo's mysterious friend Angelica hints at some plans upon his return. Once again the exploits of the seventeenth-century mercenary will thrill and delight the legions of readers eager to cheer a hero for the ages.

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.