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Anthony Hope

(Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins)
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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, 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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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Anthony Hope
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Short stories
A Little Joke
A Slight Mistake
An Uncounted Hour

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