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Marguerite de Valois

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ISBN-10: 1406895873

ISBN-13: 9781406895872

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alexandre Dumas

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List price: $26.90
Publisher: Echo Library
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

After an idle youth, Alexandre Dumas went to Paris and spent some years writing. A volume of short stories and some farces were his only productions until 1927, when his play Henri III (1829) became a success and made him famous. It was as a storyteller rather than a playwright, however, that Dumas gained enduring success. Perhaps the most broadly popular of French romantic novelists, Dumas published some 1,200 volumes during his lifetime. These were not all written by him, however, but were the works of a body of collaborators known as "Dumas & Co." Some of his best works were plagiarized. For example, The Three Musketeers (1844) was taken from the Memoirs of Artagnan by an…