By Arturo Perez-Reverte
The 5th novel within the adventures of Captain Alatriste, a seventeenth-century swashbuckler and "a twenty-first-century literary phenomenon." (Entertainment Weekly)
within the cosmopolitan international of seventeenth-century Madrid, captain Alatriste and his protégé Íñigo are fish out of water. however the king is set to maintain Alatriste on retainer—regardless of even if his "employment" brings the captain uncomfortably with reference to previous enemies. Alatriste starts an affair with the well-known and lovely actress, María Castro, yet quickly discovers that the price of her favors could be greater than he bargained for—especially whilst he and Íñigo develop into unwilling contributors in a courtroom conspiracy which can lead them either to the gallows.
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Caballero del jubon amarillo. English] The cavalier in the yellow doublet/Arturo Perez-Reverte; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa. p. cm. eISBN : 978-1-101-14020-8 1. Alatriste, Diego (Fictitious character)--Fiction. 2. Swordsmen--Spain--Fiction. 3. Spain-- History--Philip IV, 1621-1665--Fiction. I. Costa, Margaret Jull. II. Title. 64--dc22 This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, businesses, companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.
Then all talk stopped, for at that point the guitars ceased playing. The musketeers at the back of the yard hissed furiously and cursed impatiently, demanding silence in their usual ill-mannered way. There was a furious fluttering of fans in the ladies' sections up above and below; women ceased signaling to men and vice versa; the sellers of limes and mead withdrew with their baskets and demijohns; and, behind the shutters on the balconies, the people of quality returned to their places. On one such balcony, I spotted the Count of Guadalmedina--who paid the vast sum of two thousand reales a year to ensure a good seat at all the new plays--along with a few gentlemen friends and some ladies.
3. Spain-- History--Philip IV, 1621-1665--Fiction. I. Costa, Margaret Jull. II. Title. 64--dc22 This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, businesses, companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. While the author has made every effort to provide accurate telephone numbers and Internet addresses at the time of publication, neither the publisher nor the author assumes any responsibility for errors, or for changes that occur after publication.
The Cavalier in the Yellow Doublet by Arturo Perez-Reverte