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Alexandre Dumas


France (1802 - 1870)
Father of Alexandre Dumas Fils

Alexandre Dumas was born July 24, 1802, at Villiers-Cotterets, France, the son of Napoleon's famous mulatto general, Dumas. Alexandre Dumas began writing at an early age and saw his first success in a play he wrote entitled Henri III et sa Cour (1829). A prolific author, Dumas was also an adventurer and took part in the Revolution of 1830. Dumas is most famous for his brilliant historical novels, which he wrote with collaborators, mainly Auguste Maquet, and which were serialized in the popular press of the day. His most popular works are The Three Musketeers(1844), The Count of Monte Cristo (1844-45), and The Man in Iron Mask (1848-50). Dumas made and lost several fortunes, and died penniless on on December 5, 1870.
 

Genres: Historical, Historical Romance, Thriller
 
Series
King's Musketeers
   1. The Three Musketeers (1844)
   1.5. The Red Sphinx (1844)
   2. Twenty Years After (1845)
   3. The Vicomte de Bragelonne (1847)
   3.5. Blood Royal (2020)
   4. Ten Years Later (1847)
   5. Louise De La Valliere (1845)
   6. The Man in the Iron Mask (1850)
   Between Two Kings (2021)
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Valois Trilogy
   1. Queen Margot (1845)
     aka La Reine Margot
   2. Chicot the Jester (1847)
   3. The Forty-Five Guardsmen (1847)
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Novels
   Captain Paul (1838)
   Georges (1843)
   The Corsican Brothers (1845)
   The Count of Monte Cristo (1845)
   The Regent's Daughter (1845)
   Good Lady Bertha's Honey Broth (1846)
   Marguerite De Valois (1846)
   The Black Tulip (1850)
   Le Vampire (1851)
   Isaac Laquedem (1853)
   The Foresters (1854)
   The Queen's Necklace (1891)
   The Memoirs of a Physician (1893)
   The Wolf-leader (1904)
   The Conspirators (1910)
     aka The Chevalier d'Harmental
   The Countess de Charny (1910)
   Joseph Balsamo (1910)
   The Knight of Maison-Rouge (1910)
   Margaret de Valois (1910)
   The Page of the Count of Savoy (1910)
   Taking The Bastille (1910)
   The Two Dianas (1910)
   Adventures in Spain (1959)
   Adventures in Caucasia (1975)
   Horror at Fontenay (1975)
   Castle Eppstein (1989)
   The Story of a Nutcracker (2018)
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Collections
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Plays
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Alexandre Dumas
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The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour (2000)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley
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The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (1997)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley

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