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Comedies Of Courtship
by Anthony Hope
1896. Hope was a barrister who gave up the law after realizing success with his novel The Prisoner of Zenda. Contents: The Wheel of Love; The Lady of the Pool; The Curate of Poltons; A Three-Volume Novel; The Philosopher in the Apple Orchard; and The Decree of Duke Deodonato. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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This book really lived up to its title. It succeeded in amusing and entertaining me with light romantic entanglements and their resolutions. A good twist on the traditional 19th/ early 20th century romantic novels.
Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope was an English novelist and playwright. Although he was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels, he is remembered best for only two books: The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its sequel Rupert of Hentzau (1898). These works, "minor classics" of English literature, are set in the contemporaneous fictional country of Ruritania and spaw ...moreMore about Anthony Hope...