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Rupert of Hentzau

Narrated by: John Roland
Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins

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Publisher's Summary

The story of "Rupert of Hentzau" is set in the kingdom of Ruritania, in Germanic Middle Europe. There is Rudolf Elphberg, the dissolute absolute monarch of Ruritania; Rudolf Rassendyll, the English gentleman who had acted as his political decoy, being his distant cousin and look alike; Flavia, the princess, now queen; Rupert of Hentzau, the dashing well-born villain; Fritz von Tarlenheim, the loyal courtier. Queen Flavia, dutifully but unhappily married to her cousin Rudolf V, writes to her true love Rudolf Rassendyll. The letter is carried by von Tarlenheim to be delivered by hand, but it is stolen by the exiled Rupert of Hentzau, who sees in it a chance to return to favor by informing the regularly jealous and paranoid King...

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