Captain Alatriste

Captain Alatriste

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2005-12-27

Total Pages: 305

ISBN-13: 0452287111

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The first action-packed historical adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series, featuring a Spanish soldier who lives as a swordsman-for-hire in 17th century Madrid. Needing gold to pay off his debts, Captain Alatriste and another hired blade are paid to ambush two travelers, stage a robbery, and give the travelers a fright. “No blood,” they are told. Then a mysterious stranger enters to clarify the job: he increases the pay, and tells Alatriste that, instead, he must murder the two travelers. When the attack unfolds, Alatriste realizes that these aren’t ordinary travelers, and what happens next is only the first in a riveting series of twists and turns, with implications that will reverberate throughout the courts of Europe...


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Download or read book Captain Alatriste written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2005-12-27 with total page 305 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first action-packed historical adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series, featuring a Spanish soldier who lives as a swordsman-for-hire in 17th century Madrid. Needing gold to pay off his debts, Captain Alatriste and another hired blade are paid to ambush two travelers, stage a robbery, and give the travelers a fright. “No blood,” they are told. Then a mysterious stranger enters to clarify the job: he increases the pay, and tells Alatriste that, instead, he must murder the two travelers. When the attack unfolds, Alatriste realizes that these aren’t ordinary travelers, and what happens next is only the first in a riveting series of twists and turns, with implications that will reverberate throughout the courts of Europe...


Captain Alatriste

Captain Alatriste

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2005-12-27

Total Pages: 305

ISBN-13: 1101639849

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The first action-packed historical adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series, featuring a Spanish soldier who lives as a swordsman-for-hire in 17th century Madrid. Needing gold to pay off his debts, Captain Alatriste and another hired blade are paid to ambush two travelers, stage a robbery, and give the travelers a fright. “No blood,” they are told. Then a mysterious stranger enters to clarify the job: he increases the pay, and tells Alatriste that, instead, he must murder the two travelers. When the attack unfolds, Alatriste realizes that these aren’t ordinary travelers, and what happens next is only the first in a riveting series of twists and turns, with implications that will reverberate throughout the courts of Europe...


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Download or read book Captain Alatriste written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2005-12-27 with total page 305 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first action-packed historical adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series, featuring a Spanish soldier who lives as a swordsman-for-hire in 17th century Madrid. Needing gold to pay off his debts, Captain Alatriste and another hired blade are paid to ambush two travelers, stage a robbery, and give the travelers a fright. “No blood,” they are told. Then a mysterious stranger enters to clarify the job: he increases the pay, and tells Alatriste that, instead, he must murder the two travelers. When the attack unfolds, Alatriste realizes that these aren’t ordinary travelers, and what happens next is only the first in a riveting series of twists and turns, with implications that will reverberate throughout the courts of Europe...


Captain Alatriste

Captain Alatriste

Author: Arturo Perez-Reverte

Publisher: Hachette UK

Published: 2017-11-16

Total Pages: 165

ISBN-13: 1474608841

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A thrilling,swashbuckling adventure series starring the Spanish D'Artagnan 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... I ntroducing Iñigo 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.


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Download or read book Captain Alatriste written by Arturo Perez-Reverte and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2017-11-16 with total page 165 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A thrilling,swashbuckling adventure series starring the Spanish D'Artagnan 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... I ntroducing Iñigo 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.


Purity of Blood

Purity of Blood

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2006-11-28

Total Pages: 292

ISBN-13: 9780452287983

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Gear up for swashbuckling adventure in the second “riveting”* historical thriller in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series. The fearless Alatriste is hired to infiltrate a convent and rescue a young girl forced to serve as a powerful priest’s concubine. The girl’s father is barred from legal recourse as the priest threatens to reveal that the man’s family is “not of pure blood” and is, in fact, of Jewish descent—which will all but destroy the family name. As Alatriste struggles to save the young hostage from being burned at the stake, he soon finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that leads all the way to the heart of the Spanish Inquisition.


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Download or read book Purity of Blood written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2006-11-28 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Gear up for swashbuckling adventure in the second “riveting”* historical thriller in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series. The fearless Alatriste is hired to infiltrate a convent and rescue a young girl forced to serve as a powerful priest’s concubine. The girl’s father is barred from legal recourse as the priest threatens to reveal that the man’s family is “not of pure blood” and is, in fact, of Jewish descent—which will all but destroy the family name. As Alatriste struggles to save the young hostage from being burned at the stake, he soon finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that leads all the way to the heart of the Spanish Inquisition.


The King's Gold

The King's Gold

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2008-08-14

Total Pages: 182

ISBN-13: 1440637385

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From international bestselling author Arturo Pérez-Reverte comes the fourth adventure of Captain Alatriste in the “series [that] recalls the great adventure novels of Dumas and Scott”(The New York Times). Seville, 1626. After serving with honor at the bloody siege of Breda, Captain Alatriste and his protégé, Iñigo Balboa, accept a risky job involving a dozen swordsmen and mercenaries at their command, a dazzling amount of contraband gold, and a heavily guarded Spanish galleon returning from the West Indies. The job offer comes from the king himself, for at stake is nothing less than the Spanish Crown, and its dominion over the wealth of the Americas. But for Alatriste, a very personal surprise awaits him on that galleon.


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Download or read book The King's Gold written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2008-08-14 with total page 182 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From international bestselling author Arturo Pérez-Reverte comes the fourth adventure of Captain Alatriste in the “series [that] recalls the great adventure novels of Dumas and Scott”(The New York Times). Seville, 1626. After serving with honor at the bloody siege of Breda, Captain Alatriste and his protégé, Iñigo Balboa, accept a risky job involving a dozen swordsmen and mercenaries at their command, a dazzling amount of contraband gold, and a heavily guarded Spanish galleon returning from the West Indies. The job offer comes from the king himself, for at stake is nothing less than the Spanish Crown, and its dominion over the wealth of the Americas. But for Alatriste, a very personal surprise awaits him on that galleon.


The Sun Over Breda

The Sun Over Breda

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2008-06-24

Total Pages: 292

ISBN-13: 9780452289741

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The third swashbuckling adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series. Fifteen-year-old Iñigo 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 Alquézar, grows more powerful, as Iñigo’s mysterious friend Angélica 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.


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Download or read book The Sun Over Breda written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2008-06-24 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The third swashbuckling adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series. Fifteen-year-old Iñigo 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 Alquézar, grows more powerful, as Iñigo’s mysterious friend Angélica 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.


The Man In The Yellow Doublet

The Man In The Yellow Doublet

Author: Arturo Perez-Reverte

Publisher: Hachette UK

Published: 2009-03-12

Total Pages: 256

ISBN-13: 0297855840

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Captain Alatriste returns in a swashbuckling tale of intrigue, romance and regicide. Captain Alatriste's affair with the beautiful actress Maria de Castro is rankling not only his long-term mistress but also the King of Spain. With loyal companion Inigo distracted by the affections of Angelica, Alatriste becomes embroiled in a series of tussles outside his lover's house. Ambushed by arch-nemesis Malatesta, a skirmish ensues that leads to the death of Maria's other lover - the monarch himself. But behind this tale of sexual jealousy lurks a darker truth. As it becomes clear that both Alatriste and Inigo have been cunningly honey trapped - and that the dead man was an impostor. With a puppet king waiting dutifully in the wings, Alatriste must use all his cunning and swordsmanly guile to prevent the murder of the real king - and his implication in a crime for which he has been perfectly framed.


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Download or read book The Man In The Yellow Doublet written by Arturo Perez-Reverte and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2009-03-12 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Captain Alatriste returns in a swashbuckling tale of intrigue, romance and regicide. Captain Alatriste's affair with the beautiful actress Maria de Castro is rankling not only his long-term mistress but also the King of Spain. With loyal companion Inigo distracted by the affections of Angelica, Alatriste becomes embroiled in a series of tussles outside his lover's house. Ambushed by arch-nemesis Malatesta, a skirmish ensues that leads to the death of Maria's other lover - the monarch himself. But behind this tale of sexual jealousy lurks a darker truth. As it becomes clear that both Alatriste and Inigo have been cunningly honey trapped - and that the dead man was an impostor. With a puppet king waiting dutifully in the wings, Alatriste must use all his cunning and swordsmanly guile to prevent the murder of the real king - and his implication in a crime for which he has been perfectly framed.


The Adventures of Captain Alatriste

The Adventures of Captain Alatriste

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Publisher:

Published: 2010

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9780297852490

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Captain Alatriste meets the pirates! A story of skirmishes, privateers, boarded ships, swords and sackings.


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Download or read book The Adventures of Captain Alatriste written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte and published by . This book was released on 2010 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Captain Alatriste meets the pirates! A story of skirmishes, privateers, boarded ships, swords and sackings.


The Seville Communion

The Seville Communion

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2004-06

Total Pages: 396

ISBN-13: 9780156029810

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A hacker breaks into the pope's computer, asking him to save from demolition a 17th century church in Seville. The Vatican dispatches handsome Father Lorenzo Quart who quickly attracts the attention of an aristocratic beauty embroiled in the affair. By the author of The Flanders Panel.


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Download or read book The Seville Communion written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2004-06 with total page 396 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A hacker breaks into the pope's computer, asking him to save from demolition a 17th century church in Seville. The Vatican dispatches handsome Father Lorenzo Quart who quickly attracts the attention of an aristocratic beauty embroiled in the affair. By the author of The Flanders Panel.


The Painter of Battles

The Painter of Battles

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

Published: 2006

Total Pages: 290

ISBN-13: 0812979389

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Download or read book The Painter of Battles written by Arturo Pérez-Reverte and published by Random House Digital, Inc.. This book was released on 2006 with total page 290 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: