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The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda

The seventh in the series of Four Corners Familiars takes us to Ruritania, a land redolent of many Central European countries, but not on any map. There, an English gentleman is mistaken for the country's soon-to-be-crowned King, and it falls to this remarkable doppelganger to protect the nation's best interests.

Mireille Fauchon's edition of the classic adventure novel introduces us to the landscape, people and customs of Ruritania, and to a time (thankfully long-distant) when the English regarded the rest of Europe as a strange and sinister place.

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The Ruritanian Red Pike from The Prisoner of Zenda
The Ruritanian Salet from The Prisoner of Zenda
Societies and Symbols from The Prisoner of Zenda