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Being a narrative excerpted from the chronicles of Urbino during the dominion of the High and Mighty Messer Guidobaldo da Montefeltro

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Author: Rafael Sabatini
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,664 / 245 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,282 6059
Genre: Adventure

the only article of apparel that might have suggested his station to be higher than at first had seemed.

He stepped briskly to the coarse and grease-stained table, about which the company was standing, and his black eyes ran swiftly over the faces that confronted him.

"Sirs," he said at last, "I am here. My horse went lame a half-league beyond Sant' Angelo, and I was constrained to end the journey on foot."

"Your Excellency will be tired," cried Fabrizio, with that ready solicitude which is ever at the orders of the great. "A cup of Puglia wine, my lord. Here, Fanfulla," he called, to the young nobleman who had acted as usher. But the new-comer silenced him and put the matter aside with a gesture.

"Let that wait. Time imports as you little dream. It may well be, illustrious sirs, that had I not come thus I had not come at all."

"How?" cried one, expressing the wonder that rose in every mind, even as on every countenance some consternation showed. "Are we betrayed?"


Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****

A good romance with a happy ending. I enjoyed variety of characters in the book and the heros positive attitude throughout the story.

An outstanding book .. Love, action, comedy ,adventure it has everything. Highly recommended.



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