Rafael Sabatini (1875 – 1950) was a famous Italian and English writer of novels of romance and adventure best known for his worldwide best-sellers as The Sea Hawk (1915), Scaramouche (1921) and Captain Blood (1922). Several of his novels were adapted into films during the silent era and the first three of these books were made into notable films in the sound era, in 1940, 1952, and 1935 respectively.
“Mistress Wilding” is the first brilliant novel written by Rafael Sabatini about Enlish Monmouth Rebellion became an international bestseller. The main plot takes place just before this Rebellion and the main character named Anthony Wilding takes advantage of an insult to force a marriage with the woman he loves. Wilding regrets his rash action after his commitment to the Duke of Monmouth separates him from his new bride. Personal intrigue and a great amount of action with humor will not make you fall asleep. Have a nice reading.