Ten Years Later
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Born the son of a military man, Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) was a voracious reader from early childhood. After the untimely death of his father, his mother regaled him with tales of his father's adventures in battle. The realm of heroic acts and romance had a strong appeal for the young Dumas, and he began his writing career with several plays. After the success of his dramas, Dumas moved into novels, becoming well-known for such works as The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo, and The Man in the Iron Mask. Although it might be hard to guess from his current and long-lived popularity, Dumas faced considerable adversity for being of a mixed-race background and, sadly, was never fully accepted into many intellectual and society circles during his lifetime.Back to top
Opening Lines (Experimental)
Chapter I: In which D'Artagnan finishes by at Length placing his Hand upon his Captain's Commission.
The reader guesses beforehand whom the usher preceded in announcing the courier from Bretagne. This messenger was easily recognized. It was D'Artagnan, his clothes dusty, his face inflamed, his ...
Reviewed by jdanehey on Nov 30, 2010
Henrietta of England takes the French court by storm
Courtly intrigures setting up the tragic fate of La Valliere and Raoul's love.
Note that you'll want to read the pieces of this story in order: 1) The Vicomte de Bragelonne; 2) Ten Years Later; 3) Louise de Valliere; 4) The Man in the Iron Mask.
Reviewed by chrway on Mar 16, 2009
Just another in the series
Interesting book, but my least favorite in the series so far. It does add the the series, but its mostly about love affairs, and secret plots.
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