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Sep 21, 1999
| ISBN 9780375406577
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Sep 21, 1999 | ISBN 9780375406577
Dumas’s most popular novel has long been a favorite with children, and its swashbuckling heroes are well known from many a film and TV adaptation. Set in 17th-century France, this tale of the adventures of D’Artagnan and the three musketeers is the finest example of its author’s brilliantly inventive storytelling genius.
Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870) lived a life as romantic as that depicted in his famous novels. He was born in Villers-Cotterêts, France. His early education was scanty, but his beautiful handwriting secured him a position in Paris in 1822 with the du’Orléans,… More about Alexandre Dumas
"I do not say there is no character as well-drawn in Shakespeare [as D’Artagnan]. I do say there is none that I love so wholly."—Robert Louis Stevenson
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