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Los tres mosqueteros by Alejandro Dumas
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Los tres mosqueteros (original 1844; edition 2001)

by Alejandro Dumas (Author)

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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (1844)

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Aux trois gentilshommes mousquetaires Athos, Porthos et Aramis, toujours prêts à en découdre avec les gardes du Cardinal de Richelieu, s'associe le jeune gascon d'Artagnan fraîchement débarqué de sa province avec pour ambition de servir le roi Louis XIII.
Engagé dans le corps des mousquetaires, d'Artagnan s'éprend de l'angélique Constance Bonacieux.
En lutte contre la duplicité et l'intrigue politique, les quatre compagnons trouveront en face d'eux une jeune anglaise démoniaque et très belle, Milady, la redoutable espionne du Cardinal.
D'Artagnan seul échappe à ses agents. Mais rapportera-t-il à temps à la Reine de France, Anne d'Autriche, les ferrets qu'elle a remis à son amant, le duc de Buckingham?
Chef-d’œuvre d'Alexandre Dumas et modèle de roman historique, "Les trois mousquetaires" demeure un des livres les plus lus dans le monde entier.
  Haijavivi | Jun 9, 2019 |
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  DanielSTJ | May 5, 2019 |
The plot was more intrigue, perhaps like a political spy novel of a sort, than swashbuckling, but very entertaining, nevertheless.

Dumas starts a bit less than the first quarter of the book introducing his characters in humorous fashion. Then, it becomes steadily more serious with each passing page, and from the humorous to the grave and dark, while the characters seem to grow, especially D'Artagnan, from irresponsible seeming like children to men handling the affairs and maintaining their character as men, proud, yet honest men. A character study each person would be quite interesting.

The ending was a bit gruesome.

Dumas' writing is genius and conveys much of the sense of that is most of all challenged in the story is a man's honor. It inspires one to accept honor as something of value to die for; and, it's anonymous translation, whenever the book is put down, inspires one to speak in proper English. ( )
  atdCross | Dec 10, 2018 |
D'Artagnan, Gascon on his unlikely yellow nag gets into a spot of bother with a stranger in Meung. The latter flees with a beautiful lady. D'Artagnan goes to Paris and obtains an audience with M. De Treville, the captain of the King's musketeers who need to be differentiated from the Cardinal's (Richelieu) musketeers.
He bumps into three musketeers - literally - Athos, Porthos and Aramis and after petty incidents is challenged to duel with each of them, The duels do not take place as the four team up against some of the Cardinal's men and wreak havoc. I'm out of breath already! ( )
  jon1lambert | Sep 18, 2018 |
Elementary - 2 Audio CD
  ChatterMatters | Jul 18, 2018 |
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Dumas, Alexandreprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, Philip SchuylerTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Aventi, GiuseppeTranslatorsecondary 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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