La Tulipe Noire [abridged] by Alexandre Dumas

I Les deux frŠres Le 20 ao–t 1672, la ville de la Haye, si vivante, si blanche, si coquette que l’on dirait que tous les jours sont des dimanches, la ville de la Haye, avec son parc ombreux, avec ses grands arbres inclin‚s sur ses maisons gothiques, la ville de la Haye gonflait toutes ses

La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, Fils

1 Mon avis est qu’on ne peut créer des personnages que lorsque l’on a beaucoup étudié les hommes, comme on ne peut parler une langue qu’a la condition de l’avoir sérieusement apprise. N’ayant pas encore l’âge où l’on invente, je me contente de raconter. J’engage donc le lecteur á être convaincu de la réalité de

Joan of Naples by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

This etext was produced by David Widger CELEBRATED CRIMES VOLUME 6(of 8), Part 1 By Alexandre Dumas, Pere JOAN OF NAPLES 1343-1382 CHAPTER I In the night of the 15th of January 1343, while the inhabitants of Naples lay wrapped in peaceful slumber, they were suddenly awakened by the bells of the three hundred churches

Vaninka by Alexandre Dumas

This etext was produced by David Widger CELEBRATED CRIMES VOLUME 8 (of 8) Part 2 By Alexander Dumas, Pere VANINKA About the end of the reign of the Emperor Paul I–that is to say, towards the middle of the first year of the nineteenth century–just as four o’clock in the afternoon was sounding from the

Urbain Grandier by Alexandre Dumas

This etext was produced by David Widger CELEBRATED CRIMES, VOLUME 4(of 8), Part 2 By Alexandre Dumas, Pere URBAIN GRANDIER 1634 CHAPTER I On Sunday, the 26th of November, 1631, there was great excitement in the little town of Loudun, especially in the narrow streets which led to the church of Saint-Pierre in the marketplace,

Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas

Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas 1 The Shade of Cardinal Richelieu. In a splendid chamber of the Palais Royal, formerly styled the Palais Cardinal, a man was sitting in deep reverie, his head supported on his hands, leaning over a gilt and inlaid table which was covered with letters and papers. Behind this figure

The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

the writings of both the Alexandre Dumases for some time now, and since we get a few questions about the order in which the books should be read, and in which they were published, these following comments should hopefully help most of our readers. *** The Vicomte de Bragelonne is the final volume of D’Artagnan

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Typed By: John P. Roberts III Roger Labbe Scott David Gray Sue Asscher Anita Martin The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas Typed By: John P. Roberts III Roger Labbe Scott David Gray Sue Asscher Anita Martin The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas Contents Author’s Preface 1. THE THREE PRESENTS OF D’ARTAGNAN THE ELDER 2. THE ANTECHAMBER OF

The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

the writings of both the Alexandre Dumases for some time now, and since we get a few questions about the order in which the books should be read, and in which they were published, these following comments should hopefully help most of our readers. *** The Vicomte de Bragelonne is the final volume of D’Artagnan

The Man in the Iron Mask [An Essay] by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

This eBook was produced by David Widger Extensive proofing of this file was done by Trevor Carlson ETEXT EDITORS NOTE: We place little credence in a “story”–perhaps, a bit more faith in “his-story”. Dumas (Pere) has given us some of the world’s finest “stories”, and as in this short monograph on “The Man in the

The Countess of Saint Geran by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

This etext was produced by David Widger CELEBRATED CRIMES VOLUME 7, Part 2 By Alexander Dumas, Pere THE COUNTESS DE SAINT-GERAN About the end of the year 1639, a troop of horsemen arrived, towards midday, in a little village at the northern extremity of the province of Auvergne, from the direction of Paris. The country

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas Chapter 1 Marseilles — The Arrival. On the 24th of February, 1815, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples. As usual, a pilot put off immediately, and rounding the Chateau d’If, got on board the vessel between
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