The Three Musketeers
Colorgravure Publications, 1878 - 192 pages
One of the preeminent novels by French writer Alexandre Dumas, this swashbuckling tale follows a group of honorable 17th-century swordsmen who must contend with powerful adversaries scheming against the queen. Determined to join the royal guard, young d'Artagnan leaves his country home and travels to Paris, where he unintentionally angers Aramis, Athos, and Porthos, the esteemed Three Musketeers. Eventually winning the trust and admiration of the formidable trio of fighters, d'Artagnan joins them in their quest to thwart the plans of the sinister Cardinal Richelieu.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TheIdleWoman - LibraryThing
The classic swashbuckler; I would have to give this edition a mere four stars, however, because there were elements of the translation that I found rather clumsy and which jarred. Only elements, though; most of the book is an unmitigated delight. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsLee - LibraryThing
Ah, so many reviews, this will be a record for me of some of my thoughts while reading this classic. I was impressed by the amount of political commentary Dumas was able to work into the story by ... Read full review