Synopses & Reviews
A swashbuckling novel by the author of The Three Musketeers
Set in the same period as his best-known novel, Alexandre Dumass forgotten masterpiece (Le Monde) features two steely and preternaturally modern heroines fighting on opposite sides of the wars that ravaged seventeenth-century France. An unabashed page-turner, humorous, dramatic, and crackling with panache, this new English translationthe first in more than 100 yearsshows Dumas at the peak of his powers.
About the Author
(18241895) was a pioneer of the Romantic theater in France. He is best known for his novels The Three Musketeers
and The Count of Monte Cristo
Robin Busss translations for Penguin include works by Sartre, Zola, and Camus.