Celebrated Crimes, Complete Work by Alexander Dumas (Illustrated)

Celebrated Crimes, Complete Work by Alexander Dumas (Illustrated)

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Celebrated Crimes, Complete Work by Alexander Dumas (Illustrated) by Alexandre Dumas

Celebrated Crimes, the Complete Work by Alexander Dumas, author of The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later.

From 1839 to 1841, Dumas, compiled Celebrated Crimes, an eight-volume collection of essays on famous criminals and crimes from European history. He featured Beatrice Cenci, Martin Guerre, Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia, as well as more recent events and criminals, including the cases of the alleged murderers Karl Ludwig Sand and Antoine François Desrues, who were executed.

CONTENTS:

INTRODUCTION
THE BORGIAS
THE CENCI—1598
MASSACRES OF THE SOUTH—1551-1815
MARY STUART—1587
KARL-LUDWIG SAND—1819
URBAIN GRANDIER—1634
NISIDA—1825
DERUES
LA CONSTANTIN—1660
JOAN OF NAPLES—1343-1382
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK [An Essay]
MARTIN GUERRE
ALI PACHA
THE COUNTESS DE SAINT-GERAN—1639
MURAT—1815
I—TOULON
II—CORSICA
III—PIZZO
THE MARQUISE DE BRINVILLIERS
VANINKA
THE MARQUISE DE GANGES—1657


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940016419893
Publisher: Joanne Panettieri
Publication date: 06/14/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

One of the most widely read French authors famed for his historical fiction of high adventure, Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) wrote more than a hundred plays and novels, including the famous Three Musketeers trilogy, The Count of Monte Cristo, and The Man in the Iron Mask. His books have been translated into more than 100 languages.

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