The Three Musketeers

By: Alexandre Dumas, Père
Published By: Double9 Books
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This novel by Alexander Dumas pere, published in French as Les Trois Mousquetaires in 1844. It is a historical romance and it describes the experiences of four heroes who lived under the French kings Louis XIII and Louis XIV, who ruled during the 17th and early 18th centuries. At the beginning of the story, D'Artagnan enters in Paris from Gascony and becomes involved in three fights with the three musketeers Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. It is in the daredevil category, which has heroic, gallant swordsmen who fight for justice. It depicts various injustices, abuses and ridiculousness of the Ancient Regime, showing the novel an additional political importance at the time of its publication, a time when the discussion in France between Republicans and monarchists was still ferocious. Writer analyses the coming-of-age story of young d'Artagnañ who allows to leave his country life behind and change into a member of the king's elite guard. Three skilled musketeers, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis mentor d'Artagnañ as he jumps into political interest and daring adventure. In the world of The Three Musketeers, heroes triumph through loyalty, bravery, and friendship. Thus, 'The Three Musketeers' is a consolidation of Romance, Action and History.

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Alexandre Dumas, Père

Alexandre Dumas pere was a French writer and dramatist, born on 24 July 1802. His father was a general in French army who fought in the French Revolution. Dumas father died in his early childhood so his mother brought him up in difficult conditions. Inspiring stories of his father's heroic military life gave him spectacular vision for historical, adventurous and heroic writing. Aristocratic background of his father helped him to get a job and he went Paris for employment. His interest in writing and theatre also evolved and he began his writing work with magazine article writing. In 1828, he wrote first solo play Henry III At The Court. His famous literary works - The Three Musketeers, Queen Margot, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Lady of the Camellias, Twenty Years After, etc. Alexandre Dumas has written on universal human themes of unity, faith, love, romance, loyalty, treachery, revenge and repossession. He died in 1870.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 688 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356562946
  • ISBN-13: 9789356562943
  • Item Weight: 825.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 37.4 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Criticism / Children's Literature, Fiction / Historical, Fiction / Action & Adventure