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Memoirs of Alexandre Dumas
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ALEXANDRE DUMAS Memoirs Alexandre Dumas père, the great French novelist and dramatist, who here tells the story of his youth, was born on July 24, 1802, and died on December 5, 1870. He was a... More > man of prodigious vitality, virility, and invention; abounding in enjoyment, gaiety, vanity, and kindness; the richness, force, and celerity of his nature was amazing. In regard to this peculiar vivacity of his, it is interesting to remember that one of his grandparents was a full-blooded negress. Dumas' literary work is essentially romantic; his themes are courage, loyalty, honour, love, pageantry, and adventure; he belongs to the tradition of Scott and Schiller, but as a story-teller excels every other. His plays and novels are both very numerous; the "OEuvres Complètes," published between 1860 and 1884, fill 277 volumes.< Less
The Works of Alexandre Dumas
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The collection of the works of Alexandre Dumas, père, 1802-1870, contains the following works: The Complete "D'Artagnan" Romances: The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, The... More > Vicomte de Bragelonne, Ten Years Later, Louise de la Valliere, The Man in the Iron Mask The Complete Valois Romances: Marguerite de Valois (Queen Margot), Chicot the Jester (La dame de Monsoreau), The Forty-Five Guardsmen And you will also get: Celebrated Crimes, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Regent's Daughter (Une Fille du régent), The Queen's Necklace, The Black Tulip, The Companions of Jehu, The Conspirators : The Chevalier d'Harmental, The Prussian Terror, 2nd Edition< Less
Twenty Years After (1845) by Alexandre Dumas NOVEL
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Twenty Years After (French: Vingt ans après) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, first serialized from January to August 1845. A book of The d'Artagnan Romances, it is a sequel to The Three... More > Musketeers and precedes The Vicomte de Bragelonne (which includes the sub-plot Man in the Iron Mask). The novel follows events in France during the Fronde, during the childhood reign of Louis XIV, and in England near the end of the English Civil War, leading up to the victory of Oliver Cromwell and the execution of King Charles I. Through the words of the main characters, particularly Athos, Dumas comes out on the side of the monarchy in general, or at least the text often praises the idea of benevolent royalty. His musketeers are valiant and just in their efforts to protect young Louis XIV and the doomed Charles I from their attackers.< Less
Alexandre Dumas, kokoelma
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Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection
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....An adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness, it focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and... More > sets about getting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty. In 1815 Edmond Dantès, a young and successful merchant sailor recently who has just been granted the succession of his erstwhile captain Leclère, returns to Marseille to marry his fiancée Mercédès. Leclère, a supporter of the exiled Napoléon I, found himself dying at sea and charged Dantès to deliver two objects: a package to Marshall Bertrand (exiled with Napoleon Bonaparte on Elba), and a letter from Elba to an unknown man in Paris... This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Greatest Works of Alexandre Dumas: The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, Ten Years Later & The Man in the Iron Mask
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Alexandre Dumas(1802–1870) was a French writer, best known for his novels of adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Born in poverty, Dumas was... More > the grandson of a French nobleman and a Haitian slave. He once remarked to a man who insulted him about his mixed-race background: "My father was a mulatto, my grandfather was a Negro, and my great-grandfather a monkey. You see, Sir, my family starts where yours ends." This selection contains his great novels, The Count of Monte Cristo and the complete D'Artagnan Series: The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne (including Ten Years Later, Louise de la Valliere and The Man in the Iron Mask).< Less
Webster's Alexandre Dumas Picture Quotes
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This book of picture quotes from Alexandre Dumas. Motivational quotes, inspirational quotes, and pure wisdom!
Massacres of the South
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Alexandre Dumas (24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870)was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the... More > world. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne were originally serialized. He also wrote plays and magazine articles and was a prolific correspondent. Born in poverty, Dumas was the grandson of a French nobleman and a Haitian slave.< Less
The Mesmerist's Victim
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alexandre Dumas (French: [a.lɛk.sɑ̃dʁ... More > dy.ma], born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie [dy.ma da.vi də la pa.jə.tʁi]; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer. His works have been translated into nearly 100 languages, and he is one of the most widely read French authors. Many of his historical novels of high adventure were originally published as serials, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later. His novels have been adapted since the early twentieth century for nearly 200 films. Dumas' last novel, The Knight of Sainte-Hermine, unfinished at his death, was completed by a scholar and published in 2005, becoming a bestseller. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas< Less
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