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
Count of Monte Cristo, Hardback (November 2016)
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.
Three Musketeers, Hardback (July 2016)
Dumas's classic adventure tale of D'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis.
Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: The Count of Monte Cristo, Paperback (May 2016)
Betrayed by his friends, innocent Edmond Dantes is thrown into a dungeon, where he vows revenge ... TreeTops Greatest Stories is a series of timeless classics for children aged 711. Its much-loved stories, beautiful artwork and careful levelling make it easy to select books that children will love.
Story of a Nutcracker, Hardback (November 2015)» View all books by Alexandre Dumas
The nutcracker doll that mysterious Godfather Drosselmeyer gives to little Marie for Christmas is no ordinary toy. On Christmas Eve, as the clocks strike midnight, Marie watches as the Nutcracker and her entire cabinet of playthings come to life and boldly do battle against the malevolent Mouse King and his armies.
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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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