The Regent's Daughter
by Alexandre Dumas
Publisher: Peter Fenelon Collier 1893
Number of pages: 565
On the 8th February, 1719, a carriage, bearing the fleur-de-lis of France, with the motto of Orleans, preceded by two outriders and a page, entered the porch of the Abbey of Chelles, precisely as the clock struck ten, and, the door having been quickly opened, its two occupants stepped out.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Alexandre Dumas - Peter Fenelon Collier
On the 22d of March, in the year of 1718, a young cavalier of high bearing, about twenty-six or twenty-eight years of age, mounted on a pure-bred Spanish charger, was waiting, toward eight o'clock in the morning, at that end of the Pont Neuf...
by Alexandre Dumas pere - Project Gutenberg
The contents of these volumes, as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. The book was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language -- has minced no words -- to describe the violent scenes of a violent time.
by Alexandre Dumas - ManyBooks
Two decades have passed since the musketeers triumphed over Cardinal Richelieu and Milady. The fantastic adventures of the Three Musketeers continue - starting with an intrigue surrounding D'Artagnan who has, for twenty years, remained a lieutenant.
by Alexandre Dumas - Project Gutenberg
The story begins with the 1672 lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother, by a wild mob of their own countrymen. The plot line takes place in the following months; only gradually does the reader understand all the details.