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Emilio Salgari Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Emilio Salgari
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“During the Third Crusade the Saracens attack the island of Cyprus. Eleonora, the Duchess of Eboli, is trapped in the city of Famagosta when the Saracens lay siege to it.”
Emilio Salgari
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Captain Storm
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Eleonora
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the Third Crusade
the Saracens
the island of Cyprus
Famagosta
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“Eleonora’s fiancé, the Vicomte le Hussière, has been captured by the Saracens, so Eleonora puts on a suit of armor, calls herself “Captain Storm,” and fights the invaders, hoping to rescue the Vicomte.”
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“Eleonora is a more than capable fighter and gains a reputation for herself, to the point that Muley el-Kadel, the ‘Lion of Damascus,’ one of the Saracens’ finest warriors, challenges Captain Storm to a duel.”
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“Eleonora accepts and defeats el-Kadel but spares his life, for Eleonora knows el-Kadel to be a valiant and honorable warrior. ”
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“When the Saracens conquer Famagosta Eleonora is injured rescuing a child; Eleonora’s servant asks el-Kadel for help.”
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“Eventually el-Kadel helps Eleonora free her fiancé, but by that point Eleonora has fallen in love with el-Kadel...”
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″... who has become her Loving Enemy, and at the end of Capitan Tempesta they are married.”
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“Cyprus, 1571. An island at war. The powerful Ottoman army has taken every city save one, Famagusta, a Venetian port and stronghold. Besieged by a force of 80,000 men, they city has valiantly fought back with its small garrison of warriors and mercenaries.”
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“The greatest among them is Captain Tempesta, a young noble unmatched in bravery and swordsmanship. Few, however, know the captain’s secret…”
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“Few, however, know the captain’s secret… that she has donned armour and passed herself off as a man in order to search for her beloved who has been imprisoned by the Turks. ”

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