The Three Musketeers (Barnes & Noble Classics)
The Three Musketeers (Barnes & Noble Classics)

The Three Musketeers (Barnes & Noble Classics)

  • Publish Date: 2004-11-25
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Alexandre Dumas
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All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influencesbiographical, historical, and literaryto enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LP style= MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt &&R&&L/P&&R&&LP style= MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt &&RMixing a bit of seventeenth-century French history with a great deal of invention, &&LB&&RAlexandre Dumas&&L/B&&R tells the tale of young DArtagnan and his musketeer comrades, Porthos, Athos and Aramis. Together they fight to foil the schemes of the brilliant, dangerous Cardinal Richelieu, who pretends to support the king while plotting to advance his own power. Bursting with swirling swordplay, swooning romance, and unforgettable figures such as the seductively beautiful but deadly femme fatale, Milady, and DArtagnans equally beautiful love, Madame Bonacieux, &&LI&&RThe Three Musketeers&&L/I&&R continues, after a century and a half of continuous publication, to define the genre of swashbuckling romance and historical adventure. &&LBR&&R&&L/P&&R&&LP style= MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt &&R&&LSTRONG&&RBarbara T. Cooper&&L/B&&R&&L/B&&R is Professor of French at the University of New Hampshire. She is a member of the editorial boards of &&LI&&RNineteenth-Century French Studies&&L/I&&R and the &&LI&&RCahiers Alexandre Dumas&&L/I&&R and specializes in nineteenth-century French drama and works by Dumas.&&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R

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