The Knight of Maison-Rouge
By (author) Alexandre Dumas
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Knight of Maison-Rouge by Alexandre Dumas
Book DescriptionA major new translation of a forgotten classic Paris, 1793, the onset of the Terror. Brave Republican Maurice rescues a mys-terious and beautiful woman from an angry mob and is unknowingly drawn into a secret Royalist plot a plot revolving around the imprisoned Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, and her enigmatic and fearless champion, the Knight of Maison-Rouge. Full of surprising twists, breakneck adventure, conspiracies, swordplay, romance, and heroism, "The Knight of Maison-Rouge" is an exhilarating tale of selflessness, love, and honor under the shadow of the guillotine. Dumas here is at the very height of his powers, and with this first and only modern translation, readers can once again ride with the Knight of Maison-Rouge. "From the Hardcover edition.""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812969634
(180mm x 123mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alexandre Dumas
Black Tulip, Paperback (August 2017)
Set in 17th-century Holland, this historical novel forms a timeless political allegory in which the cultivation of a rare flower represents the triumph of justice, tolerance, and love over greed and jealousy.
Count of Monte Cristo, Hardback (February 2017)
Set in the years following the defeat-mot Napoleon in 1815, The Count of Monte Cristo held Europe in thrall when it was first serialised in 1844. This edition features the complete unabridged text of Alexandre Dumas' masterpiece, a novel of action and adventure that continues to thrill readers more than a century and a half after it was written.
Red Sphinx, Hardback (January 2017)
For the first time in English in over a century, a new translation of the forgotten sequel to Dumas's The Three Musketeers.
Three Musketeers, Hardback (July 2016)» View all books by Alexandre Dumas
Dumas's classic adventure tale of D'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis.
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Author Biography - Alexandre Dumas
Alexandre Dumas (1802 1870), one of the most popular writers of all time, is the author of "The Count of Monte Cristo" and "The Three Muske-teers" (both available as Modern Library Paperback Classics), along with dozens of other works of every genre. His remains were recently removed to the Pantheon, the highest honor that can be bestowed on a French writer. Julie Rose s many translations include an acclaimed version of Racine s "Phedre," as well as works by Paul Virilio, Jacques Ranciere, Chantal Thomas, and many others. Rose was recently awarded the New South Wales Premier s Translation Prize and the PEN medallion for translation. Lorenzo Carcaterra is the author of "Street Boys and Sleepers," among other books. He lives in New York. "From the Hardcover edition.""
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