Anthony Hope


Born
in Clapton, London, The United Kingdom
February 09, 1863

Died
July 08, 1933

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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,[2] are set in the contemporaneous fictional country of Ruritania and spawned the genre known as Ruritanian romance. Zenda has inspired many adaptations, most notably the 1937 Hollywood movie of the same name.

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The Prisoner of Zenda (The ...

3.85 avg rating — 17,006 ratings — published 1894 — 3 editions
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Rupert of Hentzau

3.72 avg rating — 1,336 ratings — published 1898 — 143 editions
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The Heart of Princess Osra

3.57 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 1896 — 73 editions
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Phroso

4.10 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1897 — 51 editions
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The Indiscretion of the Duc...

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Dolly Dialogues

3.44 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1894 — 86 editions
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The King's Mirror

3.68 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1898 — 54 editions
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Simon Dale

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Sophy Of Kravonia

3.75 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1906 — 35 editions
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“For my part, if a man must needs be a knave I would have him a debonair knave... It makes your sin no worse as I conceive, to do it à la mode and stylishly.”
Anthony Hope, The Prisoner of Zenda

“I have an income nearly sufficient for my wants (no one's income is ever quite sufficient, you know).”
Anthony Hope, The Prisoner of Zenda

“There are moments when I dare not think of it, but there are others when I rise in spirit to where she ever dwells; then I can thank God that I love the noblest lady in the world, the most gracious and beautiful, and that there was nothing in my love that made her fall short in her high duty.”
Anthony Hope, The Prisoner of Zenda
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