Favorite Swashbucklers

A Listmania! list by cdevries
The list author says: "Okay, no special qualifications, just affection for the genre."
The Prisoner of Zenda (Penguin Red Classics)
1.  The Prisoner of Zenda (Penguin Red Classics) by Anthony Hope
The list author says:
  "Love that tea-table/sword fight. A classic star-crossed love tale. Also a classic film."
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Prince of Foxes
2.  Prince of Foxes by Samuel Shellabarger
The list author says:
  "My absolute favorite as a teenager."
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The Scarlet Pimpernel
3.  The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy
The list author says:
  "Another classic tale."
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Outlander: A Novel
4.  Outlander: A Novel by Diana Gabaldon
The list author says:
  "Not exactly or only a swashbuckler... or even a time-traveling swashbuckler, but romantic, sexy, plus sword fights."
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Gentlemen of the Road: A Tale of Adventure
5.  Gentlemen of the Road: A Tale of Adventure by Michael Chabon
The list author says:
  "Not exactly a swashbuckler either... but reminiscent."
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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
6.  The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman
The list author says:
  "His name is Inigo Montoya!  Read instantly."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,365 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Stardust
7.  Stardust by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "Magical and Neil Gaiman."
$8.72   Used & New from: $3.13
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,041 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Curse of Chalion
8.  The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold
The list author says:
  "A few swords brandished, a subtle romance, but bravery and honor all over the place."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (328 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Cordelia's Honor (Vorkosigan Saga Omnibus: Shards of Honor / Barrayar)
9.  Cordelia's Honor (Vorkosigan Saga Omnibus: Shards of Honor / Barrayar) by Lois McMaster Bujold
The list author says:
  "Not exactly swords - more like ray guns - but the whole series which starts with this book highlights the old-fashioned swash buckling virtues."
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The Three Musketeers (Oxford World's Classics)
10.  The Three Musketeers (Oxford World's Classics) by Alexander Dumas
The list author says:
  "Classic."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (177 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Product Availibility 0 Jul 23, 2012
Translations 4 Mar 6, 2012
Looking for a good swashbuckling/adventure novel 1 Oct 13, 2011
Abridged or Unabridged 1 Oct 13, 2011
 
   

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