Other books byAlexandre Dumas
The Three Musketeers: Illustrated Young Readers' Edition
All For One, One For All! When daring young swordsman d’Artagnan travels to Paris seeking honor and fortune in the king’s Guard, he quickly befriends the famed three Musketeers—Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. Loyal servants to the crown, the four friends cross swords with street criminals, face the cardinal’s Guards in duels to the death, and save the honor of the queen by unraveling treasonous schemes in a race against time. It will take epic courage, chivalry, and skill to thwart the plots against them and achieve victory at last.Alexandre Dumas’s classic swashbuckling tale of adventure, swordplay, and unbreakable friendship is enriched with brand-new, action-packed illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.
The Count of Monte Cristo
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When Edmond Dantès is imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, he vows to escape and destroy those who betrayed him. With his former life a distant memory, revenge drives him forward. Using the fortune left to him by Abbé Faria, he transforms himself into the powerful and enigmatic Count of Monte Cristo, and systematically hunts down the men who put him behind bars. Acting as destiny's agent, Dantès must face not only his enemies, but also the moral dilemmas raised by his ruthless quest for justice. With skill and mercilessness, he manipulates those around him to do his bidding, leaving a trail of social carnage in his wake. Can the man who once had so much to live for, complete his mission and find peace, or will fate thwart his plan at the very last?
The Man in the Iron Mask
Deep inside the dreaded Bastille, a young prisoner has languished, his face hidden from all, for eight long years. He knows neither his true identity nor the crime that got him there. Then Aramis, one of the original three musketeersthe finest swordsmen in all of Francebribes his way into the young man’s cell to reveal the shocking truth. The revelation of this truth could very well topple Louis XIV, King of France, from his throneand Aramis aims to do just that. But a daring jailbreak, a brilliant masquerade, and a bloody fight for the throne may make Aramis betray his sacred vow of All for one, one for all.” And in so doing, he will pit musketeer against musketeer, bringing an end to this swashbuckling sagaand either honor or disgrace upon them all.
The name Alexandre Dumas is more than Frenchit is universal.”Victor Hugo With a New Introduction by Roger Celestin and an Afterword by Jack Zipes
The Black Tulip
A story of romantic love in Holland during the Renaissance, this historical novel describes the murder of John de Witte and his brother Cornelius at the hands of tyrants. And the black tulip? A symbol of justice and the end of oppression.