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.
MASSACRES OF THE SOUTH—1551-1815
JOAN OF NAPLES—1343-1382
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK [An Essay]
THE COUNTESS DE SAINT-GERAN—1639
THE MARQUISE DE BRINVILLIERS
THE MARQUISE DE GANGES—1657
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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.