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Anthony Hope

Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863-July 8, 1933), better known as Anthony Hope was a British novelist, best remembered today for his short novel The Prisoner of Zenda (1894), sometimes deemed the first adventure novel, and its sequels The Heart of the Princess Osra[?] (a collection of short stories set in the fictional kingdom of Ruritania, 1896) and Rupert of Hentzau[?]. Hope also wrote many other novels and plays. He was knighted in recognition of his contribution to British propaganda efforts during World War I.

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