Alexandre Dumas

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French writer remembered for his swashbuckling historical tales (1802-1870)


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The story, by Three Musketeers author Alexandre Dumas, of a man who takes revenge on the people who wrongly imprisoned him, has been adapted for film and television and is now to be a stage play.
Adventure novelist Alexandre Dumas was a crowd-pleaser in his day, so he probably would not mind that the latest movie based on his The Three Musketeers cribs from steampunk, Hong Kong action flicks and The Pirates of the Caribbean series.
THE Three Musketeers is the latest rollicking film version of the classic Alexandre Dumas tale of loyalty and honour.
Can't live without "I'm a big fan of Alexandre Dumas and Victor Hugo's books.
His range is extraordinary and includes allusions as diverse as Friedrich Nietzsche, Alexandre Dumas, and an ironic twist on the Beatles' "Love Me Do" He also includes several complete epistolary sonnets, written from the narrator's brother to a lover (but still using Ophelia's vocabulary), as well as haiku, a short play, and various other poems, narrative devices, and moments of theatrical dialogue.
Penguin have started work to create e-books for 5,000 of its back catalogue, including Alan Greenspan's 'The Age Of Turbulence', whilst Penguin Classics will publish new editions of 'The Three Musketeers' by Alexandre Dumas and 'Eugene Onegin' by Alexander Pushkin.
Although it's more than a thousand pages, Alexandre Dumas doesn't wait until page 200 to get the story going.
In 2004, at long last, the remains of Alexandre Dumas were interred in the Pantheon in Paris.
In the nineteenth century, slavery was still strong on one side of the Atlantic, whereas Europe acclaimed the writer Alexandre Dumas Jr.
They are of the team and for the team; "one for all and all for one," as Alexandre Dumas put it in The Three Musketeers.
The author of the ``Flashman'' novels (Lester later made one into a film that bombed) brought his own offbeat sense of humor to the oft-told story from the novel of Alexandre Dumas (pere).
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas (Modern Library)
The Black Count, based on Tom Reiss' bestselling biography of General Alex Dumas, the father of Alexandre Dumas, the author of The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers, with John Legend's Get Lifted Productions and Cary Fukunaga attached to adapt and direct;
The sword-loving friends D'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis were created by French writer Alexandre Dumas in 1844.
Alexandre Dumas claimed to have found the model for the hero of The Count of Monte Cristo in police archives, but Reiss argues that the novelist's inspiration was the novelist's own father, Thomas-Alexandre ("Alex") Dumas.