Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas was a well known French writer he was born in 1802. His father was a reputable General in the French army with the influence of his father as a young man Dumas secured a job with Louis Philippe the Duke of Orléans.

He enjoy early success when he start working as a writer in France, but later leave France for Belgium because of some difficulty with his job, he stayed in Belgium for many years before moving to Russia for some years and then moving to Italy were he founded L' Indipendente newspaper, he was also the publisher of the newspaper. The paper is in support of Italians unification.

He is one of the most successful French writer, his write up have been translated to almost hundred languages. Most of his works were first published as serials. Including, the Three Musketeers. His books have been use in producing almost two hundred movies dating back to the early 20 century. His last novel titled the Knight of sainte Hermiine was unfinished at his death becoming bestseller after being completed by a scholar in 2005.

He wrote various travel books and magazine articles. He published one hundred thousand works; he founded Théâtre Historique in 1840 after returning to Paris.

He died in 1870 and was buried at his birth place.

The Man in the Iron Mask

"The Man In The Iron Mask" is the third part in a epic novel by the French author Alexander Dumas called "The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later" (or as it is called in the original French: "Le Vicomte de Bragelonne ou Dix ans plus tard"). The 268 chapter novel first appeared in serial form between 1847 and 1850. The Vicomte is the third and final book in the D'Artagnan Romance … [Read more...]

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers is novel based on history and adventure by Alexandre Dumas. It was published in 1844 before the 1848 revolution in France the author usually write about various injustices, abuses and illogicalities of ancient period, giving the novel a political appearance during the period France republicans and monarchist’s debate is still intense. The father of the author … [Read more...]