The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Book - 2007 | Penguin classics deluxe ed
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The young and headstrong D'Artagnan, having proven his bravery by dueling with each, becomes a friend of Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, members of the King's Musketeers. He is in love with Constance Bonancieux and, at her urging, he and his friends head for England to reclaim two diamond studs that the Queen has imprudently given to her lover, the Duke of Buckingham. Richelieu, the chief minister of King Louis XIII, will resort to anything, even murder, to stop the Musketeers from interfering with his plan to ruin Queen Anne's reputation, and her influence over the King. The Three Musketeers is one of the world's greatest adventure stories, and its heroes have become symbols of youth, daring, and friendship.
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2007
Edition: Penguin classics deluxe ed
ISBN: 9780143105008
0143105000
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: xxiii, 704 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Pevear, Richard 1943-

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lukasevansherman
Jul 26, 2014

"I am at the age of wild hopes, Monseigneur," said d'Artagnan.

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Elentari
Aug 08, 2013

Wow! the book is outstanding. I am sorry to say that the most recent movie with Logan lerman as dartagnan has completely butchered the book. this book has plenty of suspense and heroism to make it a true classic. You really just can't find good and true historical fiction these days anymore. Most of the stuff that's written nowadays is just about who falls in love with who and the nasty stuff that follows. I wish someone would actually write some good historical fiction that was NOT soaked in the "Overly romantic and lovey dovey romance " stuff.

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dtaylz
Apr 05, 2013

The first modern swashbuckler and still the best! especially in the Richard Pevear translation.

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bennybee
Jun 13, 2012

Wonderful book! I congratulate anyone who reads this book all the way through. It is well worth it.

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rcatman59a
Aug 20, 2011

Would've preferred to read it in French. Excellent ribald humor.
This is the first of four novels leading to "The Man In the Iron Mask".

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chsanders
Jun 02, 2011

One of the best and most memorable books I have read!Dumas is so eloquent,witty and exciting.I read the whole book straight through.Highly recommend.

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