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Twenty years after: d'Artagnan Romance Series, Book 2

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A new translation of Dumas's rousing sequel to The Three Musketeers , picking up twenty years after the conclusion of that classic novel and continuing the adventures of the valiant d'Artagnan and his three loyal friends. When Twenty Years After opens it is 1648: the Red Sphinx, Cardinal Richelieu, is dead, France is ruled by a regency in the grip of civil war, and across the English Channel the monarchy of King Charles I hangs by a thread. As d'Artagnan will find, these are problems that can't be solved with a sword thrust. In Twenty Years After , the musketeers confront maturity and face its greatest challenge: sometimes, you fail. It's in how the four comrades respond to failure, and rise above it, that we begin to see the true characters of Dumas's great heroes. A true literary achievement, Twenty Years After is long overdue for a modern reassessment--and a new translation. As an added inducement to readers, Lawrence Ellsworth has discovered a "lost" chapter that was overlooked in the novel's original publication, and is included in none of the available English translations to date--until now.
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Twenty Years After is the second of the d'Artagnan Romances, following The Three Musketeers. It is set during the early reign of King Louis XIV in France and the English Civil War in England, leading to Cromwell's victory over King Charles I. The musketeers fight valiantly to protect their monarch, and many previous characters or their children are reprieved from the first novel.

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publishDate 1942
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ils:CARL0000043739 Book Books English Dodd, Mead, 1942. 781 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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subject_facet France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715 -- Fiction
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title_full Twenty Years After d'Artagnan Romance Series, Book 2
Twenty years after / Alexandre Dumas
Twenty years after / Alexandre Dumas ; with illustrations from drawings by contemporary French artists together with an introductory sketch of the author and anecdotal captions by Basil Davenport
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