By Alexandre Dumas, Julie Rose, Lorenzo Carcaterra
A significant new translation of a forgotten classic
Paris, 1793, the onset of the fear. courageous Republican Maurice rescues a mys-terious and gorgeous girl from an offended mob and is unknowingly drawn right into a mystery Royalist plot—a plot revolving round the imprisoned Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, and her enigmatic and fearless champion, the Knight of Maison-Rouge. choked with magnificent twists, breakneck event, conspiracies, swordplay, romance, and heroism, The Knight of Maison-Rouge is an exciting story of selflessness, love, and honor below the shadow of the guillotine. Dumas here's on the very peak of his powers, and with this primary and purely smooth translation, readers can once more journey with the Knight of Maison-Rouge.
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THE KNIGHT OF MAISON-ROUGE 29. THE PATROL 30. CARNATION AND UNDERGROUND TUNNEL 31. THE SEARCH 32. FAITH SWORN 33. THE MORNING AFTER 34. THE CONCIERGERIE 35. THE HALL OF LOST FOOTSTEPS 36. CITIZEN THÉODORE 37. CITIZEN GRACCHUS 38. THE ROYAL CHILD 39. THE BOUQUET OF VIOLETS 40. THE PUITS-DE-NOÉ BY NIGHT 41. THE CLERK FROM THE WAR MINISTRY 42. THE TWO NOTES 43. DIXMER’S PREPARATIONS 44. THE PREPARATIONS OF THE KNIGHT OF MAISON-ROUGE 45. SEARCHING 46. THE JUDGMENT 47. PRIEST AND BUTCHER 48. THE CART 49.
Let them pass anyway. ” “Citizeness,” said Maurice. “I am now at your service. ” said Lorin, clapping the altar of the nation back on his head. ” 3 RUE DES FOSSÉS-SAINT-VICTOR Maurice suddenly found himself alone with the young woman and was momentarily embarrassed. The fear of being played for a fool, the lure of her wondrous beauty, a vague feeling of remorse that grated on his pure, passionately republican conscience, held him back just as he was about to give the woman his arm. ” he asked. “Alas, monsieur, quite a way,” she replied.
Chevalier de Maison-Rouge. English] The knight of Maison-Rouge: a novel of Marie Antoinette / Alexandre Dumas; a new translation by Julie Rose. p. cm. eISBN: 978-1-58836-335-0 1. France—History—Revolution, 1789–1799—Fiction. 2. Girondists— Fiction. 3. Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, 1755–1793—Fiction. I. Rose, Julie. II. Title. 1 ALEXANDRE DUMAS Alexandre Dumas, who lived a life as dramatic as any depicted in his more than three hundred volumes of plays, novels, travel books, and memoirs, was born on July 24, 1802, in the town of Villers-Cotterêts, some fifty miles from Paris.
The Knight of Maison-Rouge: A Novel of Marie Antoinette (Modern Library Classics) by Alexandre Dumas, Julie Rose, Lorenzo Carcaterra