The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

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This swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of d'Artagnan, a brash young man from the countryside who journeys to Paris in 1625 hoping to become a musketeer and guard to King Louis XIII. Before long he finds treachery and court intrigue-- and also three boon companions: the daring swordsmen Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. Together they strive heroically to defend the honor of their queen against the powerful Cardinal Richelieu and the seductive spy Milady.
Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2007
Edition: Penguin classics deluxe edition
Copyright Date: Translation and introduction, ©2006
ISBN: 9780143105008
0143105000
Branch Call Number: F DUMAS-A
Characteristics: xxiii, 704 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Pevear, Richard 1943-
Alternative Title: 3 musketeers

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jmkwalkow
Sep 22, 2018

four drunk spider-men fighting priests hard

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Bookworm1562
Aug 13, 2018

Very entertaining. Evil is very large and has many hands in this novel. The good are few. But they are but they pleasantly cunning, forever loyal, strong in character and brilliant with their blades. We need more musketeers in our world.

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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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