The Adventures of Captain Alatriste  Captain Alatriste: A swashbuckling tale of action and adventure - Arturo Perez-Reverte (Paperback) 01-06-2006

The Adventures of Captain Alatriste Captain Alatriste: A swashbuckling tale of action and adventure - Arturo Perez-Reverte (Paperback) 01-06-2006

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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 Inigo 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.