Copyright: This work is in the public domain in the USA only.

First published in France in 1911, this novel was the fifth in the Fantomas series, detailing the further adventures of the Lord of Terror. It was published in the US in 1917 and has remained out of print until now. Original editions of this book are among the rarest of all the Fantomas novels. E-text of this novel occasionally turn up on the internet, but those versions are missing the end of the novel. This is currently the only unexpurgated version of A ROYAL PRISONER available in any format! This edition also includes and introduction and many rare images that trace Fantomas' place in American popular culture.