Anthony Hope was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels. His works are set in the contemporaneous fictional country of Ruritania and spawned the genre known as Ruritanian romance, works set in fictional European locales similar to the novels. This book contains: - The Adventure of Lady Ursula. - AspirationsExplanations. - A Cut and a Kiss. - Promising. - Imagination. - Uncle John and the Rubies. - Lucifera.