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Project Gutenberg Dumas Commentary

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Author: John Bursey
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,659 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 300 1421
Genre: Criticism

he fact that Dumas considered The Three Musketeers to be two books: The Three Musketeers and The Four Musketeers. The split occurs, naturally, shortly after D'Artagnan is made a musketeer. Some older editions split this book in this fashion. Also, there are two other books that feature the characters of the D'Artagnan Romances that are, however, falsely attributed to Dumas. These two titles are D'Artagnan and the King-Maker and The Son of Porthos. Not only do these novels outright contradict the earlier books in the series, but they were clearly not written by Alexandre Dumas. Many catalogues, however, list them among Dumas's works. Most commonly, though, the entire D'Artagnan Romances are found in five books, with The Vicomte de Bragelonne being split into three volumes. Here is a listing of them in chronological order, with possible subdivisions listed in parenthesis:

The Three Musketeers - serialized 1844 (The Four Musketeers) Twenty Years After - serialized 1845 The Vicomte de Bragelonne - seri



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