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The Three Musketeers: An Abridgement by Lord Sudley

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The famous swashbuckling adventure

When hot-blooded young d'Artagnan comes to Paris to seek his fortune, he finds himself challenged to a duel with not one, but three of the King's Musketeers. But Athos, Porthos and Aramis are to become his greatest friends, and companions in dangerous adventure when he becomes embroiled in the intrigues of the Court and the beautiful, evil Lady de Winter. This edition has been specially abridged for Puffin Classics.

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Synopsis:

When hot-blooded d'Artagnan comes to Paris to seek his fortune, he finds himself challenged to a duel with not one, but three of the King's Musketeers. but Athos, Porthos and Aramis are to become his greatest friends. D'Artagnan faces danger when he becomes embroiled in the intrigues of the Court.

About the Author

Alexandre Dumas was born July 24, 1802, at Villiers-Cotterets, France, the son of Napoleon's famous mulatto general, Dumas. Alexandre Dumas began writing at an early age and saw his first success in a play he wrote entitled Henri III et sa Cour (1829). A prolific author, Dumas was also an adventurer and took part in the Revolution of 1830. Dumas is most famous for his brilliant historical novels, which he wrote with collaborators, mainly Auguste Maquet, and which were serialized in the popular press of the day. His most popular works are The Three Musketeers(1844), The Count of Monte Cristo (1844-45), and The Man in Iron Mask (1848-50). Dumas made and lost several fortunes, and died penniless on on December 5, 1870.

Robin Waterfield is a graduate of Manchester University and studied Greek philosphy at King's College, Cambridge. He is currently writing a major biography of Kahlil Gibran.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140367478
Translator:
Sudley
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Translator:
Sudley
Author:
Waterfield, Robin H.
Author:
Dumas, Fils
Author:
Dumas
Author:
Dumas, Alexandre
Author:
Sudley
Location:
London, England ;
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
France
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Swordplay
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Adventure fiction
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Number:
Abridged ed.
Edition Description:
Abridged
Series:
Puffin Classics
Series Volume:
TN-231
Publication Date:
19951131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
up to P
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
7.82x5.08x.89 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , When hot-blooded d'Artagnan comes to Paris to seek his fortune, he finds himself challenged to a duel with not one, but three of the King's Musketeers. but Athos, Porthos and Aramis are to become his greatest friends. D'Artagnan faces danger when he becomes embroiled in the intrigues of the Court.
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