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Les Trois Mousquetaires by Alexandre Dumas
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Les Trois Mousquetaires (original 1844; edition 1932)

by Alexandre Dumas, Claude Schopp

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Title:Les Trois Mousquetaires
Authors:Alexandre Dumas
Other authors:Claude Schopp
Info:Paris : R. Laffont, 1991.
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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (1844)

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A wonderful and intrigue filled ride through Richelieu's Europe. The four friends are indeed inseperable, and their dynamic works wonderfully. I found the seeds for spy thrillers, intrigues, and romantic suspense novels all throughout this book. I loved Milady, even though she was a horrible woman, I found myself admiring her great acumen. Must read for steampunk fans and thriller junkies! ( )
  MurkyMaster | Sep 9, 2016 |
Good read for young people. ( )
  parp | Aug 29, 2016 |
It has taken me close to two years to finish this novel but it is one of the most swashbuckling, exciting and complicated I've read. Dumas weaves his classic tale in a way that transcends the centuries since it was first written. The characters are still intriguing and fresh, the setting prolific with grandeur. At times it is historical fiction, others a fantasy and action adventure. Don't let its opening chapters deter you from digging in to this classic. ( )
  JSilverwood | Aug 27, 2016 |
Oh gosh, but I did love this one. Young, handsome and rash swordsmen, daring deeds, surprisingly strong female characters (some of them quite deliciously evil), a wicked cardinal, do-or-die friendships, intrigue, comedic lackeys, goofy cuckolded husbands, and all sorts of hilarity (with a bit of tragedy mixed in for good measure)... What a hoot! ( )
  scaifea | Jun 19, 2016 |
Loved it, of course! Really, how could you not! ( )
  Garrison0550 | May 10, 2016 |
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Dumas, Alexandreprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, Philip SchuylerTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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On the first Monday of April 1625, the market town of Meung, the birthplace of the author of the Roman de la Rose, was in a wild state of excitement.
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Athos: Well, D'Artagnan, if he doesn't come, it will be because of some delay. He may have tumbled off his horse or fallen on some slippery deck or ridden so fast against the wind that he is ill with a fever. Let us allow for the unforseen, gentlemen, since all is a gamble and life is a chaplet of minor miseries which, bead by bead, your philosopher tells with a smile. Be philosophers as I am, friends; sit down here and let us drink.
D'Artanghan's father: A gentleman makes his way by his courage; by his courage alone! Whosoever trembles but for a second has perhaps lost the bait which fortune held out to him in precisely that second.
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This is the main work for The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas peré. It should not be combined with any adaptation, abridgement, etc.

This work has also been published (complete and unabridged) under the ISBN 1-55902-983-8 by Aerie Publications, which apparently decided to break the rules and publish multiple classics under the same ISBN.
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The young Gascon fights
The three inseperables
and becomes their friend
(Michael.Rimmer)

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451530039, Mass Market Paperback)

A major new translation of one of the most enduring works of literature, from the award- winning, bestselling co-translator of Anna Karenina—with a spectacular, specially illustrated cover

The Three Musketeers is the most famous of Alexandre Dumas’s historical novels and one of the most popular adventure stories ever written. Now in a bracing new translation, this swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of d’Artagnan, a brash young man from the countryside who journeys to Paris in 1625 hoping to become a musketeer and guard to King Louis XIII. Before long he finds treachery and court intrigue—and also three boon companions: the daring swordsmen Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. Together they strive heroically to defend the honor of their queen against the powerful Cardinal Richelieu and the seductive spy Milady.


@d’ArtsDaMAN It’s time to go off into the world and follow my secondary dream and become a Musketeer. Apparently Jedis don’t actually exist.

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Alexandre Dumas's classic novel about the nobleman D'Artagnan who, along with three Musketeers, defend the honor of Anne of Austria against the plots of Cardinal Richeliu during the reign of France's King Louis XIV.

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