Celebrated Crimes (Complete)
by Alexandre Dumas pere
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2004
The contents of these volumes, as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. The book was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language -- has minced no words -- to describe the violent scenes of a violent time.
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by Alexandre Dumas pere - Project Gutenberg
The hero of this romantic novel, Edmond Dantes, is a young sailor who is unjustly accused and sentenced to life imprisonment in a French island fortress. After 14 years, Dantes makes a daring escape by taking the place of a dead companion.
by Alexandre Dumas - Project Gutenberg
The story begins with the 1672 lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother, by a wild mob of their own countrymen. The plot line takes place in the following months; only gradually does the reader understand all the details.
by Alexandre Dumas - G. Routledge
This short novel by Alexandre Dumas was originally published in 1844. The narrator of the story is Dumas himself. The well-crafted story, inviting atmosphere, and camaraderie among the characters provides for a pleasant and amusing read.
by Alexandre Dumas - Peter Fenelon Collier
It is May 1660 and the fate of nations is at stake. Mazarin plots, Louis XIV is in love, and Raoul de Bragelonne is intent on serving France and winning the heart of Louise de la Valliere. D'Artagnan is perplexed by a mysterious stranger ...