Celebrated as one of the masters of historical fiction, Alexandre Dumas, pere wrote such masterworks as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. His series Celebrated Crimes delved into eight historical capers, transgressions, and scandals. This life of Joan of Naples, the 14th century European monarch whose reign and romances were both famously tumultuous, was one of the most popular volumes of the series.
Set out for a rollicking good time with Alexandre Dumas, the renowned French author who created timeless classics such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. This tale is based loosely on a historical account of a band of highwaymen who fought their way to freedom after being jailed on dubious charges.
One of the most acclaimed writers of historical fiction turns his focus to the French Revolution. Taking the Bastile is one in a series of novels in which Dumas works his unique magic in retelling one of the most volatile periods of social upheaval in European history, weaving the tale of plucky orphan Pitou with the political events that were unfolding on a grand scale.
Can't get enough true crime? Love to hate history's miscreants? Dive into a juicy slice of early modern history with this gripping account of the life of Ali Pacha, a "remorseless tyrant" who ruled over part of the Ottoman Empire with an iron fist. This account of Pacha's many transgressions will enthrall and appall even longtime fans of the true crime genre.
Este ebook presenta "El conde de Montecristo ", con un sumario dinámico y detallado.
El conde de Montecristo es una novela de de aventuras de Alexandre Dumas padre y Auguste Maquet. El libro se terminó de escribir en 1844, y fue publicado en una serie de 18 partes durante los dos años siguientes.
La historia tiene lugar en Francia, Italia y varias islas del Mediterráneo durante los hechos históricos de 1814–1838 (de los...
Learn more about some of the most infamous criminals ever to walk the earth in this massive compilation from one of the foremost writers of historical fiction, Alexandre Dumas. In often-chilling detail, Dumas recounts murders, heists, and all manner of malfeasance from centuries of European history.
Il y a un an à peu près, qu'en faisant à la Bibliothèque royale des recherches pour mon histoire de Louis XIV, je tombai par hasard sur les Mémoires de M. d'Artagnan , imprimés, - comme la plus grande partie des ouvrages de cette époque, où les auteurs tenaient à dire la vérité sans aller faire un tour plus ou moins long à la Bastille, - à Amsterdam, chez Pierre Rouge. Le titre me séduisit : je les emportai chez moi, avec la permission...
French author Alexandre Dumas is known for penning many masterpieces of historical fiction, including The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. The tale The Hero of the People, set in the waning days of the French Revolution, tweaks Dumas' classic formula by adding a little more romance to the equation. With action, adventure, intrigue, and blossoming love, this story truly has something for every reader.
Known as one of the important early figures in the burgeoning genre of historical fiction, Alexandre Dumas spent much of his life chronicling the social and political unrest that utterly transformed France—and by extension, the rest of the world—in the eighteenth century. This sweeping epic focuses on several parallel plot lines, all leading up to the death by beheading of the king in 1793, marking him with the dubious distinction of...
Set in Paris during the French Revolution, The Mesmerist's Victim tells a tale of star-crossed lovers whose romance blooms at an extremely inopportune moment in history. Will they be able to find happiness together, or will they be swallowed up in the tumult of radical political and social change?
Many of Alexandre Dumas' most beloved works are swashbuckling tales of justice and honor, such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. In the short novel The Sicilian Bandit, Dumas turns the tables and recounts the exploits of a brazen and brilliant crook, Pascal Bruno.
16) Traitor's chase
Fans of historical fiction will delight in this action-packed account of Henri III's court and the secretive plot to exact revenge upon the murderer of the leader of the royal guards. From the romantic intrigue and entanglements among the aristocrats to the painstakingly executed ambush plan, every detail is brought fully to life in this engrossing novel.
Delve into the annals of criminal history with this spine-chilling volume from famed historical fiction writer Alexandre Dumas (pere). Antoine-Francois Desrues was an eighteenth-century French merchant who turned to poison as his weapon of choice when his financial prospects began to dim.
The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later is the final book in Dumas' d'Artagnon Romances trilogy. The book is in four parts, of which this is the third. According to French academic Jean-Yves Tadie, the real subject of the book is the beginning of King Louis XIV's rule.
The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later is the final book in Dumas' d'Artagnon Romances trilogy. The book is in four parts, of which this is the second. According to French academic Jean-Yves Tadie, the real subject of the book is the beginning of King Louis XIV's rule.