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Author's Preface

THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER

THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE

THE AUDIENCE

THE SHOULDER OF ATHOS, THE BALDRIC OF PORTHOS AND THE HANDKERCHIEF OF ARAMIS

THE KING'S MUSKETEERS AND THE CARDINAL'S GUARDS

HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII

THE INTERIOR OF "THE MUSKETEERS"

CONCERNING A COURT INTRIGUE

D'ARTAGNAN SHOWS HIMSELF

A MOUSETRAP IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS

GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM

MONSIEUR BONACIEUX

THE MAN OF MEUNG

MEN OF THE ROBE AND MEN OF THE SWORD

M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL IN ORDER TO RING IT, AS HE DID BEFORE,

BONACIEUX AT HOME

LOVER AND HUSBAND

PLAN OF CAMPAIGN

THE JOURNEY

THE COUNTESS DE WINTER

THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON

THE RENDEZVOUS

THE PAVILION

PORTHOS

ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS

THE WIFE OF ATHOS

THE RETURN

HUNTING FOR THE EQUIPMENTS

D'ARTAGNAN AND THE ENGLISHMAN

ENGLISH AND FRENCH

A PROCURATOR'S DINNER

SOUBRETTE AND MISTRESS

IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT OF ARAMIS AND PORTHOS IS TREATED OF

A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID

DREAM OF VENGEANCE

MILADY'S SECRET

HOW, WITHOUT INCOMMODING HIMSELF, ATHOS PROCURED HIS EQUIPMENT

A TERRIBLE VISION

A VISION

THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE

THE ANJOU WINE

THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT

THE UTILITY OF STOVEPIPES

A CONJUGAL SCENE

THE BASTION SAINT-GERVAIS

THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS

A FAMILY AFFAIR

FATALITY

CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER

OFFICER

CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY

CAPTIVITY: THE SECOND DAY

CAPTIVITY: THE THIRD DAY

CAPTIVITY: THE FOURTH DAY

CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY

MEANS FOR CLASSICAL TRAGEDY

ESCAPE

WHAT TOOK PLACE AT PORTSMOUTH

IN FRANCE

THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE

TWO VARIETIES OF DEMONS

THE DROP OF WATER

THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK

TRIAL

EXECUTION

CONCLUSION

Epilogue

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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers, Alexandre DUMAS (1802 - 1870)

The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It recounts the adventures of a young man named d'Artagnan after he leaves home to become a musketeer. D'Artagnan is not one of the musketeers of the title; those are his friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis -- inseparable friends who live by the motto, "One for all, and all for one". The Three Musketeers was first published in serial form in the magazine Le Siècle between March and July 1844. Dumas claimed it was based on manuscripts he had discovered in the Bibliothèque Nationale. It was later proven that Dumas had based his work on the book Mémoires de Monsieur D'Artagnan, capitaine lieutenant de la première compagnie des Mousquetaires du Roi (Memoirs of Mister D'Artagnan, Lieutenant Captain of the first company of the King's Musketeers) by Gatien de Courtilz de Sandras (Cologne, 1700). Dumas' version of the story covers the adventures of D'Artagnan and his friends from 1625 to 1628, as they are involved in intrigues involving the weak King Louis XIII of France, his powerful and cunning advisor Cardinal Richelieu, the beautiful Queen Anne of Austria, her English lover, George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, and the Siege of La Rochelle. Adding to the intrigue are the mysterious Milady de Winter, and Richelieu's right-hand man, the Comte de Rochefort. (summary from wikipedia) Get Twenty Years After here. Get The Man in the Iron Mask here.