The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas - Free at Loyal BooksAlexandre Dumas is one of the well known and celebrated authors who is best known for his successful novels based on the historical adventure, fiction, and romance genres. He changed his last name to Dumas, which he adopted from his grandmother who used to work as a Haitian slave. Over the course of his life, he went on to establish himself as one of the most celebrated authors of France. Author Dumas is quite popular for writing down a number of historical adventure novels and plays. He died at the peak of his writing career on December 5, at the age of Dumas breathed his last in Puys, France. Later, he had a disagreement with Napoleon on the issue of the Egyptian campaign and as a result, he was imprisoned for a period of 2 years.
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In his maniacally productive writing career, he pumped out millions and millions of them: some good, some bad and all indifferent to any value other than propelling a story forward at the giddiest possible pace, if not, perhaps, with optimum fuel efficiency. He wrote at a speed that pretty much precluded reflection, precision, anything resembling literary refinement, and he famously employed assistants to help out with research, plotting and, some thought, even the writing itself. The collected works — novels, plays, essays — fill some volumes. History seems too small for him, somehow. Lots of historical novels do something similar, of course. What sets Dumas apart is the conscienceless insouciance with which he reduces the mighty to figures in a farce.
The Three Musketeers. Stream audiobook and download chapters. Audiobook downloads. Search by: Title, Author or Keyword. Written by Alexandre Dumas, the book was a bestseller during the time of its publication and it remains so even today. It follows the timeless theme of friendship and bravery. But things start to fall apart from the very beginning when his cherished letter of introduction is stolen by a mysterious gentleman.
The d'Artagnan Romances are a set of three novels by Alexandre Dumas telling the story of the musketeer d'Artagnan from his humble beginnings in Gascony to his death as a marshal of France in the siege of Maastricht in Dumas based the life and character of d'Artagnan on the.
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In fact, The Three Musketeers is the first book in a series of six titles that feature this quartet. And here are the other five in perfect reading order:. As the name indicates, the story is placed twenty years after the events of The Three Musketeers. And as France grips with internal turmoil, the quartet of friends have to not just rescue a king from execution, but also deal with the consequences of their past. Action and humour packed, perhaps the best book of the series.