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The Cavalier in the Yellow Doublet - (Captain Alatriste) by Arturo Perez-Reverte (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 369

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Historical

Series Title: Captain Alatriste

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Plume Books

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: General

Author: Arturo Perez-Reverte

Language: English

Street Date: August 31, 2010
TCIN: 77263061
UPC: 9780452296503
Item Number (DPCI): 247-53-1504

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Praise for the Captain Alatriste series

"Equipped with a quick-witted, charismatic hero and much to provoke and goad him, Mr. P�rez-Reverte has the makings of a flamboyantly entertaining series. Captain Alatriste ends with a wicked flourish, an evil laugh, and a strong likelihood that the best is yet to come."--The New York Times

"P�rez-Reverte's moody, wounded semi-hero--part cantankerous mercenary, part man of honor in a roiling society of pomp, pistols, and provocation--is a whole-cloth invention out ofa17th-century Madrid that has led to a 21st-century literary phenomenon....The clash and dash are thrilling; the swordplay is a bonus."--Entertainment Weekly

"High-level intrigue and double-dealing in the tradition of Alexandre Dumas."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Though P�rez-Reverte fills the swashbuckling story with nonstop action, Captain Alatriste is also a contemplation of life and death, which adds depth to the good, unclean fun."--The Miami Herald

"P�rez-Reverte's pacing is swift and suspenseful, the narrative voice both crisply cinematic and true to the setting of seventeenth-century Spain...a feast of dark historical detail and believable danger."--The Denver Post

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