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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre DumasThe Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Release Date: 24th March 2011
Publisher: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain
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Rating: three-half-stars

One of the most celebrated & popular historical romances ever written. The Three Musketeers tell the story of the early adventures of the young Gascon gentleman d'Artagnan & his three friends from the regiment of the King's Musketeers-Athos, Porthos & Aramis.

Under the watchful eye of their patron M. de Treville, the four defend the honour of the regiment against the guards of the Cardinal Richelieu, & the honor of the queen against the machinations of the Cardinal himself as the power struggles of 17th-century France are vividly played out in the background.

But their most dangerous encounter is with the Cardinal's spy. Milady, one of literature's most memorable female villains, & Alaxandre Dumas employs all his fast-paced narrative skills to bring this enthralling novel to a breathtakingly gripping & dramatic conclusion.

Hey, so reading the title (and absorbing pop culture knowledge) it would reasonable to assume that there are in fact three Musketeers in this story, right? Haha, Alexandre Dumas was just messing with you! There are actually four! Yeah, yeah, I’m late to this party but it totally threw me. Four for you, Alexandre Dumas.

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