Adult Fiction PEREZ-R
Summary: Arturo Prez-Reverte has enthralled readers and critics around the globe with his Captain Alatriste series. Having sold four and a half million copies to date in the Spanish-speaking world, the series has made Prez-Reverte a literary superstar and his fictional seventeenth-century mercenary a national icon. And the appeal of Prez-Reverte's adventurer and his exploits continues to grow, as evidenced by the extraordinary reception for the first two translated volumes in the series-"Captain Alatriste" and "Purity of Blood," And now, in "The Sun over Breda," Prez-Reverte continues his thrilling chronicle of the swordsman-for-hire, as Captain Alatriste takes up his blade and rejoins his elite Cartagena regiment as they take part in the battles and siege of Breda. Fifteen-year-old igo Balboa enlists to serve as his master's aide, and narrates their further adventures of swordplay and skirmishes, of mutiny and wartime honor. And, back in Spain, Alatriste's nemesis Luis de Alquzar grows more powerful, as igo's mysterious friend Anglica hints at some plans upon his return
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Sword for hire; joins the army of King Philip IV.