The Red Sphinx A Sequel to The Three Musketeers

The Red Sphinx  A Sequel to The Three Musketeers Author Alexandre Dumas
ISBN-10 9781681773667
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 832
Language en
Publisher Pegasus Books
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For the first time in English in over a century, a new translation of the forgotten sequel to Dumas’s The Three Musketeers, continuing the dramatic tale of Cardinal Richelieu and his implacable enemies. In 1844, Alexandre Dumas published The Three Musketeers, a novel so famous and still so popular today that it scarcely needs introduction. Shortly thereafter he wrote a sequel, Twenty Years After, that resumed the adventures of his swashbuckling heroes. Later, toward the end of his career, Dumas wrote The Red Sphinx, another direct sequel to The Three Musketeers that begins, not twenty years later, but a mere twenty days afterward. The Red Sphinx picks up right where the The Three Musketeers left off, continuing the stories of Cardinal Richelieu, Queen Anne, and King Louis XIII—and introducing a charming new hero, the Comte de Moret, a real historical figure from the period. A young cavalier newly arrived in Paris, Moret is an illegitimate son of the former king, and thus half-brother to King Louis. The French Court seethes with intrigue as king, queen, and cardinal all vie for power, and young Moret soon finds himself up to his handsome neck in conspiracy, danger—and passionate romance! Dumas wrote seventy-five chapters of The Red Sphinx, all for serial publication, but he never quite finished it, and so the novel languished for almost a century before its first book publication in France in 1946. While Dumas never completed the book, he had earlier written a separate novella, The Dove, that recounted the final adventures of Moret and Cardinal Richelieu. Now for the first time, in one cohesive narrative, The Red Sphinx and The Dove make a complete and satisfying storyline—a rip-roaring novel of historical adventure, heretofore unknown to English-language readers, by the great Alexandre Dumas, king of the swashbucklers.

The Red Sphinx

The Red Sphinx Author Dumas Alexandre
ISBN-10 1681772973
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher
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Later, toward the end of his career, Dumas wroteThe Red Sphinx, another direct sequel to The Three Musketeers that begins, not twenty years later, but a mere twenty days afterward. The Red Sphinx picks up right where the The Three Musketeers left off, continuing the stories of Cardinal Richelieu, Queen Anne, and King Louis XIII and introducing a charming new hero, the Comte de Moret, a real historical figure from the period. A young cavalier newly arrived in Paris, Moret is an illegitimate son of the former king, and thus half-brother to King Louis. The French Court seethes with intrigue as king, queen, and cardinal all vie for power, and young Moret soon finds himself up to his handsome neck in conspiracy, danger and passionate romance! Dumas wrote seventy-five chapters ofThe Red Sphinx, all for serial publication, but he never quite finished it, and so the novel languished for almost a century before its first book publication in France in 1946. While Dumas never completed the book, he had earlier written a separate novella, The Dove, that recounted the final adventures of Moret and Cardinal Richelieu. Now for the first time, in one cohesive narrative, The Red Sphinx and The Dove make a complete and satisfying storyline a rip-roaring novel of historical adventure, heretofore unknown to English-language readers, by the great Alexandre Dumas, king of the swashbucklers. "

The Big Book of Swashbuckling Adventure Classic Tales of Dashing Heroes Dastardly Villains and Daring Escapes

The Big Book of Swashbuckling Adventure  Classic Tales of Dashing Heroes  Dastardly Villains  and Daring Escapes Author Lawrence Ellsworth
ISBN-10 9781605987200
Year 2014-12-15
Pages 604
Language en
Publisher Pegasus Books
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“A delicious, pulse-quickening compendium of thrilling rescues, daring escapes, dreadful peril, and glorious adventure, masterfully curated by an editor who wields his pen as skillfully as any swashbuckler ever swung a sword."—Charles Ardai, Edgar Award-winning author and publisher of Hard Case Crime The word “swashbuckler” conjures up an indelible image: a hero who’s a bit of a rogue but has his own code of honor, an adventurer with laughter on his lips and a flashing sword in his hand. This larger-than-life figure is regularly declared passé, but the swashbuckler is too appealing to ever really die. Who wouldn’t want to face deadly danger with confidence and élan? Who can deny the thrill of clashing blades, hairbreadth escapes, and daring rescues, of facing vile treachery with dauntless courage and passionate devotion? The swashbuckler tradition was born out of legends like those of the Knights of the Round Table and of Robin Hood, revived in the early 19th century by Romantic movement authors such as Sir Walter Scott. The genre caught hold with the publication of Alexandre Dumas’ The Three Musketeers in 1844, and for the next century it was arguably the world’s leading form of adventure fiction. Featuring selections by twenty hugely popular writers from the last century including Rafael Sabatini; Johnston Mcculley (creator of the Zorro character); Alexandre Dumas: Arthur Conan Doyle; and Pierce Egan (author of Robin Hood), this anthology is dedicated to the swashbuckler’s roots: historical adventures by the masters of the genre. Most of these stories have been out of print for decades; some have never before been collected in book form. All are top-notch entertainment. So, ready for some action? En garde!

Three Musketeers Again

Three Musketeers Again Author Nikolay Kharin
ISBN-10 1478716444
Year 2013-05-01
Pages 664
Language en
Publisher
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Widely acclaimed as the greatest "cloak and sword" adventure story ever written, The Three Musketeers by the world-famous novelist Alexandre Dumas is a tale for all time. "One for all and all for one ," this pledge of the musketeers became a symbol of camaraderie, loyalty and bravery. Armed only with quick wits and lightning-fast swords, noble and haunted Athos, gigantic and open-hearted Porthos, elegant and mysterious Aramis, and their incomparable companion, D'Artagnan, defend their queen against the intrigues of Cardinal Richelieu and defeat their numerous cunning enemies. They became legend. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas has two sequels, Twenty Years After and Ten Years After, also known as The Man in the Iron Mask. However, nobody knows what happened during the time gaps between these narratives. Could the four glorious "inseparables" stay away from swordplay, wars, political intrigues, and love affairs in the turbulent France of the 17th century? The Unknown Adventures of Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan, Three Musketeers Again for short, begins to answer these questions, masterfully enveloping the reader by the charming, dangerous and vibrant atmosphere of heroic suspense. The pages of this novel offer a new meeting with the favorite characters. The action begins where Alexandre Dumas left off: autumn 1628, La Rochelle. The heroes' adventures span not only Old Europe, but spread across the Atlantic to the New World. All is there: capturing and intriguing plot, brilliant humor, and, of course, love. This novel by Nikolay Kharin was already published internationally and found numerous and grateful readers. Now it's your turn to open the next page...

Twenty Years After

Twenty Years After Author Alexandre Dumas
ISBN-10 9781775410171
Year 2009-05-01
Pages 1406
Language en
Publisher The Floating Press
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Twenty Years After is the second of the d'Artagnan Romances, following The Three Musketeers. It is set during the early reign of King Louis XIV in France and the English Civil War in England, leading to Cromwell's victory over King Charles I. The musketeers fight valiantly to protect their monarch, and many previous characters or their children are reprieved from the first novel.

Seven Men

Seven Men Author Max Beerbohm
ISBN-10 9781775417941
Year 2010-06-01
Pages 156
Language en
Publisher The Floating Press
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Seven Men is a collection of five stories by the English satirist Max Beerbohm. He studies, satirizes and eulogizes the fin de siecle - the decadent final decade of the 19th Century. His characters are writers: unrecognized poets, fashionable novelists and the author of a tragedy about the entire Italian renaissance.

The Last Cavalier Being the Adventures of Count Sainte Hermine in the Age of Napoleon

The Last Cavalier  Being the Adventures of Count Sainte Hermine in the Age of Napoleon Author Alexandre Dumas
ISBN-10 9781605982946
Year 2008-10-07
Pages 864
Language en
Publisher Pegasus Books
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Selected as a Top Ten Book of the Year by The Washington Post: the newly discovered last novel by the author of The Three Musketeers. Rousing, big, spirited, its action sweeping across oceans and continents, its hero gloriously indomitable, the last novel of Alexandre Dumas—lost for 125 years in the archives of the National Library in Paris—completes the oeuvre that Dumas imagined at the outset of his literary career. Indeed, the story of France from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century, as Dumas vibrantly retold it in his numerous enormously popular novels, has long been absent one vital, richly historical era: the Age of Napoleon. But no longer. Now, dynamically, in a tale of family honor and undying vengeance, of high adventure and heroic derring-do, The Last Cavalier fills that gap.

The Dark of Summer

The Dark of Summer Author Eric Linklater
ISBN-10 9781448207268
Year 2012-12-01
Pages 262
Language en
Publisher A&C Black
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In the early years of the Second World War an army officer is sent to the Faroe Islands to investigate rumours of a collaboration with the Nazi regime in Norway. What he finds changes lives, not least his own. No one who reads this book will forget the frozen corpse tied to a chair in an icehouse guarded by two drunken seamen, or the raging storm which batters their, ship as they carry the body to Shetland. That's just the beginning. As the tale takes grip, the reader becomes haunted, just as the characters are haunted by a sense of guilt and betrayal. One of the finest of Linklater's later, deeper, darker novels, The Dark of Summer combines national and family histories as it sets out to understand the past, redeem the corrosion of memory and find meaning in a world of divided loyalties.

The Tragic Menagerie

The Tragic Menagerie Author Lidii͡a Dmitrievna Zinovʹeva-Annibal
ISBN-10 0810114836
Year 1999
Pages 185
Language en
Publisher Northwestern University Press
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Presents a collection of stories from the Russian author

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015042959182
Year 1999-11-09
Pages 598
Language en
Publisher Random House Digital, Inc.
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In seventeenth-century France, young D'Artagnan initially quarrels with, then befriends, three musketeers and joins them in trying to outwit the enemies of the king and queen

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers Author Alexandre Dumas
ISBN-10 9781509847822
Year 2017-09-21
Pages
Language en
Publisher Pan Macmillan
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It is 1625 and France is under threat. D’Artagnan, a young nobleman, sets off to Paris to seek his fortune as a member of the King's Guard and befriends three musketeers - the mysterious Athos, ambitious and romantic Aramis, and bumbling Porthos. Together the friends must use all their guile and ingenuity to outwit the dastardly schemes of Cardinal Richelieu and the glamorous spy, Milady. As fresh and entertaining today as when it was first written, Alexandre Dumas's The Three Musketeers is a gripping adventure story of daring sword fights, romances, espionage and murder. This sensitively abridged Macmillan Collector’s Library edition of The Three Musketeers features an afterword by playwright, screenwriter and actor, Peter Harness. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

D Artagnan A Sequel to the Three Musketeers

D Artagnan  A Sequel to the Three Musketeers Author H. Bedford-Jones
ISBN-10 1618271466
Year 2014-03-09
Pages 232
Language en
Publisher
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Authorized edition. For a second time H. Bedford-Jones picks up musketeer d'Artagnan, the well-known literary creation of 19th-century French writer Alexandre Dumas, Sr. In this swashbuckling drama-placed shortly after the events in Dumas' The Three Musketeers- Bedford-Jones reunites the young Gascon with his old comrades-in-arms Athos, Porthos and Aramis to defend again the honor of the queen in an intrigue of Cardinal Richelieu and to secure the future of a child who will play an important role in Dumas' own continuation The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later.

Teresa

Teresa Author Neera
ISBN-10 0810116626
Year 1998
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Northwestern University Press
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A young woman in 1880s Italy is forbidden to marry a dashing young man because he has no money. Teresa Caccia is put to work by her father, looking after her younger siblings, and only when they grow up is she able to join her love.

Ten Years Later

Ten Years Later Author Alexandre Dumas
ISBN-10 9789635241200
Year 2015-06-18
Pages 369
Language en
Publisher Booklassic
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The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (Le Vicomte de Bragelonne ou Dix ans plus tard) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is the third and last of the d'Artagnan Romances following The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After. It appeared first in serial form between 1847 and 1850. Ten Years Later is the second volume.