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The three musketeers  Cover Image Book Book

The three musketeers / Alexandre Dumas ; with an introduction by Allan Massie.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0307594998
  • ISBN: 9780307594990
  • Physical Description: xlv, 625 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: New edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Everymans Library, 2011.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The three gifts of M. d'Artagnan the Elder -- The antechamber of M. de Treville -- The audience -- The shoulder of Athose, the Baldric of Porthos, and the handerchief of Aramis -- The Kings' musketeers and the Cardinal's guards -- His Majesty King Louis XIII -- The housekeeping of the Musketeers -- A court intrigue -- D'Artagnan shows himself -- A mouse-trap in the seventeenth century -- The intrigue grows tangled -- George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham -- Monsieur Bonacieux -- The man of Meung -- Men of the robe and men of the sword -- In which M. Seguier, the keeper of the seals, looks more than once for the bell, in order to ring it, as he did before -- Bonacieux at home -- The lover and the husband -- Plan of the campaign -- The journey -- The Comtess de Winter -- The ballet of La Merlaison -- The rendezvous -- The pavilion -- The mistress of Porthos -- The thesis of Aramis -- The wife of Athos -- The return -- Hunting for their equipments -- Milady -- English and French -- A procurator's dinner -- Soubrette and mistress -- In which the outfit of Aramis and Porthose is treated of -- All cats are grey in the dark -- Dream of vengeance -- Milady's secret -- How, without incommoding himself, Athos found his outfit -- A vision -- A terrible vision -- The seige of Rochelle -- The Anjou wine -- The inn of the Red Dovecot -- The utility of stove-pipes -- A conjugal scene -- The Bastion St. Gervais -- The council of the musketeers -- A family affair -- Fatality -- Chat of a brother with a sister -- Officer -- The first day of captivity -- The second day of captivity -- The third day of captivity -- The fourth day of captivity -- The fifth day of captivity -- Means for classical tragedy -- Escape -- What took place at Portsmouth Au. 23, 1628 -- In France -- The Carmelite Convent at Bethune -- Two varieties of demons -- The drop of water -- The man in the red cloak -- Judgment -- Execution -- The Cardinal's messenger -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"A swashbuckling epic of chivalry, honor, and derring-do, it is set in France during the 1620s and richly populated with romantic heroes, unattainable heroines, kings, queens, cavaliers, and criminals in a whirl of adventure, espionage, conspiracy, murder, vengeance, love, scandal, and suspense. Dumas transforms major and minor historical figures into larger-than-life characters: the brave d'Artagnan, an impetuous young man in pursuit of glory; the beguilingly evil seductress 'Milady''; the powerful and devious Cardinal Richelieu; the weak King Louis XIII and his unhappy queen--and, of course, the three musketeers themselves, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, whose motto 'all for one, one for all' has come to epitmize the devoted friendship. With a plot that delivers stolen diamonds, masked balls, purloined letters, and, of course, great bouts of swordplay, The Three Musketeers is eternally entertaining"--Publisher description, p. [2] of dust jacket.
Language Note:
Translated from the French.
Subject: Swordsmen > Fiction.
Kings and queens > Fiction.
France > History > Louis XIII, 1610-1643 > Fiction.
France > History > 1589-1789, Bourbons > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
History.
Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Jefferson County.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Jefferson County Library-Northwest TF ACTION DUMAS (Text)
Digital Bookplate: Donated by the Northwest Friends of the Library -- 2022
30051100060711 Teen Fiction Available -


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